Week 11: Peter Bennett, naps?

This week bubba decided he was over the whole “no naps for me” thing, and bought into the concept of newborn sleep. The first day that he decided to actually sleep, I thought he was getting sick again. My baby doesn’t take naps! But, sure enough, he has been consistently taking naps IN HIS CRIB all week. […]

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Week 10: Peter Bennett, the flu.

Week 10 I think it’s unbelievably beautiful and surreal how significantly you can feel for a tiny human who has only been alive for 2 months. Know that your life would never be the same again without them, that they have impacted you in such a monumental way that you have changed at the core.  […]

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Week 4: Peter Bennett

Christmas week. Baby boy is a month old today. I wish I could say “where has the time gone?” but my reality is, time has moved at a snails pace this past month. To be honest, it’s all kind of a haze and I don’t remember large parts of it. Time has been swallowed up […]

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Ways to make friends as an adult

It seems like we just moved to Georgia, and we are moving again in November! This lifestyle (military) requires an adaptable and adventurous spirit- that’s for sure! People ask me all the time how I feel about moving. I’ll be honest- the first few weeks in a new place are always difficult. My heart is […]

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holiday family photo strategy

It’s no surprise that J and I like to take family photos. It’s nice to look back in years to come and have those family pictures. J’s mom and sister came to visit over Thanksgiving and we enjoyed a week of FUN outdoor activities, and we also took some families photos. It’s hard when you […]

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One Word: Joy!

To delight in the small, take pleasure in the uncomplicated, seek the honest, and find joy in what is all around. I would like to adopt that. I don’t know about you- but January is bullet journal month! From washi tape to fitness and water count trackers, I have it all written down and organized. […]

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10 Living Room Dates: for the snow bound couples.

With Valentines Day just around the corner, some of you may be snow-bound (like us), on a budget, or want to keep things low key- yet special. J and I are always looking for new things to do for date night, that feel exciting and fresh- even when it’s too cold to explore. Here is […]

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How to Ease-Stress in an Ugly Sweater

I don’t know about you, but when the holidays roll around, I can feel my muscles start to tense up. While I may be able to socialize with larger groups of people, my introverted nature starts to reach for the curtains and seeks to “cocoon” as soon as possible. The “being on” all the time […]

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