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

Month: March 2017

Belize It or Not 

Belize It or Not 

Belize has been fantastic for traveling with a baby. We are staying on the island of Caye Caulker and Harley has become the hit with the locals. Every restaurant, bar, and coffee shop we visit, everyone has to stop and say hi.  I highly recommend […]

Flying with a baby

Flying with a baby

As I write this post, I am looking out at the crystal blue waters of Belize. We had planned this trip months ago and finally it was time to embark on our journey. Flying with a baby made me anxious and stressed but we did […]

First time swimming

First time swimming

Harley has officially joined the ranks of being in a pool! We decided to bring her to our fitness clubs indoor pool for a little introduction before we fly to Belize for 9 days. Granted as a mom I was a little apprehensive. I was […]

4 Months Baby Girl

4 Months Baby Girl

4 months has flown by. 4 months of tears, smiles, frustrations and happiness.  4 months taught me so much. Life is more complete with you. Your smile melts my heart. Your eye contact shows me that you are constantly learning.  Baby girl I love you […]

Up to my elbows in shit

Up to my elbows in shit

Today I realized my life has turned to shit quite literally. At clinical today, two of my patients had diarrhea. It was a constant battle with them as they descriptively told me about their bowel movements and had me help wipe them. I kept thinking […]

Donating 250 oz

Donating 250 oz

From day one with Harley I had to start pumping. Unfortunately the little miss wouldn’t latch on which meant I had to hand express and place it on a spoon to feed her.  At first I had my medela hand pump while we waited on […]

Full Time School

Full Time School

As finals approach, I feel the pressure. I am feeling the pressure of completing another term of nursing school. I am feeling the pressure of having to spend time away from my daughter because I need to do well. The pressure is insurmountable. It continues […]