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

Tag: advice

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials

From the moment Harley was born, she became a road warrior. We were traveling between Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Diego. We were living in Santa Barbara, visiting family in Ventura, commuting to my school in Los Angeles and planning a move to […]

Mourning the Belly

Mourning the Belly

When I was pregnant, Harley kicked me a lot in my ribs, it was super painful and I always wanted her out. But no one warned me that once I delivered, my belly would be gone. I was able to zip up my pre pregnancy […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

A year ago today Brian and I embarked to our favorite restaurant for our Valentines day dinner. If you live in San Diego, you must try the Wine Vault! It is only open Thursday thru Saturday but it is the most amazing food with affordable […]

The Perfect Quote

The Perfect Quote

Today I read a quote that described motherhood perfectly. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body” Harley you are my heart. You are the event of two people […]

A Fussy Baby

A Fussy Baby

Harley is fussy. Not the average baby fussy but the scream her head off for hours on end fussy. Her screams are loud, obnoxious, frustrating, scary, and d0wnright heartbreaking. But she is okay. She screams after she’s fed, when she’s dry and in a safe […]

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 […]