Postpartum and a New Reality

It’s been a while since I’ve shared my heart here. I know I posted at least once since my Little Ladybug was born, but since then, I’ve been adjusting to our new reality. During the last 3 months – that’s right, we made it 3 months! – I have been caught up in the whirlwind… Read More

Easing Back Into Life

There is so much that has been playing in my head in the 2 months since baby girl arrived. I need to sit down and write all my posts, share my must haves, begin to talk about the tiny house & ministry journey we are taking as a family of 3, but I have been… Read More

When Will I Feel Normal?

When our bodies or minds seem to be against us. When I first began writing this, it was about feeling normal after pregnancy. And then I thought about breastfeeding.  When will I feel normal? When will I feel human? I kept asking myself these questions. I knew it would be a while. With the growing… Read More

Pregnancy Hormones, Mom Shaming, & My Second Trimester Must-Haves

Y’all, these pregnancy hormones are no joke. If you read one of my most recent posts, you know my hubby & I are trying to eat at home more, with me meal planning & cooking. The last two days (yes, two days in a row), I messed up our meal. Like, royally messed up. Like, ruined. And… Read More

Maternity Pictures, Comparisons, & 7 Bible Verses for My Pregnancy

This weekend, I met up with two of my best friends, and had a maternity shoot. Two of us are pregnant, and the other is an amazing photo artist. I love the photos she captured, and I cannot wait until she has them finished for us. Pregnancy is such an amazing time to share with… Read More

Girl Mom (to be…)

“She probably just likes me better…” the owner of the ultra sound boutique said. It took a minute to register who that “she” was referring to… She? I’m having a she?! In that moment, a brief wave of panic washed over me. Right up until they handed us the print outs with pictures of our… Read More

Pregnancy: My Experience & 1st Trimester Must Haves

Let me start by saying: I am extremely excited to be a mom! It is something I have wanted & prayed for for years. I am very much looking forward to holding that little bundle & watching Baby C grow… But, I’m going to be brutally honest: So far, pregnancy just plain sucks – physically,… Read More

Announcement Time!

I recently (just now, actually), said goodbye to my first blog: AGAPETOS (over at candicejenee.com). God has recently been working on me about where my focus is to be, and as hard as it is to say goodbye to that platform, I know God was priming me for this one. Now, I won’t be taking… Read More

Life is in the Waiting…

I have been so sick all week…my body is tired & worn. But, it has given me a great amount of time to think. And, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. You see – things have been quite a bit tight, things have been one surprise or struggle after another, just as my… Read More