motherhood · pregnancy


I made dinner last night- spaghetti with Italian sausage per my hubby’s request. In a brain lapse, I didn’t brown the sausage with the ground beef before adding the tomato sauce. Instead, I threw the sausage in with the cooked ground beef and tomato sauce and let it boil (almost burn) for over 20 minutes.… Continue reading Raw


Love at First Sight

When I took him in my arms, I remember the instant feeling of love wash over me. I was blessed to be one of those moms that fell in love with that baby from the first moment. I remember thinking that he was perfect and I was so glad that he was here, okay, outside. I had waited so long for him and here he was, a perfect, tiny 9 lb, 2 oz handsome boy.


The Labor Story

All of a sudden, I was dilating quickly. While the doctor checked my cervix, I literally dilated from a 5 to a 10 in probably 10 minutes. The Dr. was amazed and told me to get my husband back to the hospital 10 minutes ago. I called, he wasn’t even home yet, he turned around and raced back to the hospital. And just like that, I was given the go ahead to push.