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

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9 Months

9 Months

Where has my baby gone? 9 months ago, I gave birth to a beautiful 6 lb and 4 oz little angel. 9 months have flown by. Gone is my beautiful tiny baby and in her place is a gorgeous, independent, crawling, and babbling baby. 9 […]

Motherhood, My Vision vs. My Reality

Motherhood, My Vision vs. My Reality

I remember when I found out we were pregnant with Harley. Immediately I had a specific mindset on how our daughter would be raised. I remember talking about all different kinds of goals I wanted to accomplish. Now that she is 8 months old, I […]

Cut Out For the Emergency Room

Cut Out For the Emergency Room

From the time I decided to become a nurse, I knew that the ER was calling my name. I wanted to deal with the unconscious people, the traumatic incidents, and the life or death situations. Little did I know what I was getting myself in […]

Maple’s Dog Necessities

Maple’s Dog Necessities

Having a 8 month old puppy has been a blessing. Maple came into our family at the perfect time. Having a dog has been the biggest challenge and one of our greatest life challenges. With a 8 month old daughter, a puppy can be quite […]

The Largest Lessons Harley Has Taught Us

The Largest Lessons Harley Has Taught Us

Harley has been the biggest blessing of our life. Although the sleep deprivation is real, the smiles, laughs, and cute moments make it all worth it. I always knew being a mom would be amazing, but I never realized that she would be my biggest […]

A Letter to My 19 Year Old Self

A Letter to My 19 Year Old Self

To My 19 Year Old Self, You would never imagine where your life has gone in 5 short years. Everything that you wished for is coming true. Remember those dreams that once never seemed like reality? Well guess what, you will achieve them. Do you […]

Making My Daughters Food

Making My Daughters Food

All of me wants to splurge on a baby brezza. It sounds absolutely perfect, yet when I look at my kitchen tools, I see everything I possibly could need and I am saving 150 dollars. Yes, a one stop shop for making food sounds amazing […]

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 […]