The ups and downs of breastfeeding + my tips for success

“If breastfeeding hurts, you’re doing it wrong. It should never hurt!” Then why when I searched high and low on the internet for answers as to why I was having so many issues and pain with breastfeeding, were there so many women also suffering? During pregnancy, I pinned many articles about how easy and natural breastfeeding … More The ups and downs of breastfeeding + my tips for success

How to go vegan!

How do I go vegan? Can you enjoy food if you’re vegan? WHERE DO I EVEN START? Why SHOULD I become a vegan?! If these are some questions you have, or if you’re just a little curious about veganism, you’ve come to the right place! I decided to go vegan almost 2 years ago and … More How to go vegan!

What I wish I knew before having a baby // the best advice I never got

Every parent wants to be prepared before having a baby. But how do you get prepared to have a baby? It’s funny to me because you’d think with all the unsolicited advice we get while pregnant *eye roll* we would have figured it out by now, but the truth is that there is no way to truly prepare … More What I wish I knew before having a baby // the best advice I never got

Finding Happiness: the tale of an overachiever turned housewife

Just over  a year ago my life was very different. I was living in Tampa, studying Spanish which I loved, I’d just returned from an amazing study abroad trip in Spain, was planning my wedding, and had over 100 sorority sisters who I really loved being around. I also worked at a job where I learned something new … More Finding Happiness: the tale of an overachiever turned housewife

Odin’s birth story

When I was pregnant I loved reading birth stories. I think I read them every day or every other day. If you’re pregnant or have been you know why- because you can never be prepared enough to give birth even if you try. One of my favorite sources for birth stories was Ina May’s Guide to … More Odin’s birth story

Postpartum fitness

I’ve been having a really hard time finding motivation to workout lately. Some nights I don’t get much sleep and other days I feel like I can’t put Odin down without him crying. Don’t get me wrong I love that he wants to  be with me all day, especially because one day he won’t want to cuddle … More Postpartum fitness