ACACIA’S 1ST BIRTHDAY!

Guys, we have officially made it through Acacia’s first year of life and I’m now the mama of a “toddler”. It’s such a bittersweet feeling – I partly want her to stay my baby, while the other half of me is excited to watch how much she’ll grow over this next year. It feels like…

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TOP 12 MAMA MUST-HAVES

With Acacia’s 1st birthday coming up in less than a month, I’ve found myself reflecting back on the past year and everything we’ve been through. On how much Acacia has grown and developed, how much I’ve grown as a person because of her, and all the things I’ve learned during my first go-around at raising…

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THANKFUL

Hey there, it’s me, reporting to my readers with a super delayed Thanksgiving post. I’ve been sick, struggling to get through finals, and to top it off Acacia has been sick all week too. The whole family has been passing around this nasty stomach bug and it couldn’t have had more horrible timing. But, our…

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(LATE) BABY SHOWER

While we were visiting family in Utah, my mom and aunt teamed up to throw a baby shower for me and Acacia. I never had one when I was pregnant because I was so uncomfortable and antisocial towards the end. And after giving birth, I had so many complications that I never felt like having…

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A’S FIRST BEACH DAY!

What does a 4 month old do during her first visit to the beach? Cry, of course! Acacia hated the cold water touching her little feet and would scream when I dipped them in. I don’t blame her, it was even too cold for me! So her and I mostly played in the sand and…

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