A blog about raising a precious little girl while being a full time nursing student

Month: January 2017

Happy 2 Months

Happy 2 Months

2 months have passed since our little angel was born. 2 months of interrupted sleep, dirty diapers, screaming for hours, and a messy home. 2 months of love, incredible smiles, pure happiness, and finding ourselves. Although mothering is difficult, the rewards are worth it. Waking […]

Supermom

Supermom

I hate the word Supermom. I feel like it places mothers on a pedestal that can never be fully reached. I got called supermom multiple times two nights ago as I had a clinical class where I left my 8 week old for more than […]

Leaving the Baby

Leaving the Baby

Today I cried. Today I felt like a horrible mother. I had to leave my baby for an extended period of time since I had her. She’s 7 weeks old and the bond is so hard to break. But I know its for the better. […]

The Best Shoes for Nursing School

The Best Shoes for Nursing School

Nursing schools uniform is one thing every student dreads. Often the uniform is all white from head to toe. Not only is white non conducive to a life of dealing with bodily functions, our shoes need to be able to be wiped clean of any […]

Birth Photos

Birth Photos

From the minute I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted a birth photographer. I don’t know how the idea popped into my head but I was determined to make it happen. I didn’t want the photos of the blood per say but […]

My Favorite Accessory

My Favorite Accessory

To all the new mamas: I have one word of advice. Pumping. Pumping is amazing, pumping has given me 200 extra oz of breast milk in the freezer and my daughter still only eats from the breast. I have 3 different pumps, and I can […]

6 Weeks and Continually Growing

6 Weeks and Continually Growing

Our baby girl is already 6 weeks old. 6 weeks has flown by. In these past 6 weeks, we have gone through hundreds of dirty diapers, cried as she’s cried, laughed as she’s smiled, and loved more than we ever thought possible. 6 weeks has […]