Beauty & Style · DIY

DIY – Coconut Salt Scrubs

Anyone that knows me knows that I am a huge fan of coconut oil, and I also love crafting.  With that being said, when my cousin and I were fishing for ideas for a favor for her bridal shower, coconut oil salt scrub was one of the first things that came to mind. I love this… Continue reading DIY – Coconut Salt Scrubs

Infertility · Life

Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

I remember sitting on the front porch with my mom, the summer after I graduated from high school. My friend had just had a baby, and my mom was reminiscing about when she was pregnant with me. I had always pictured myself as a mom, even as a kid. But that night was the first time… Continue reading Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

Infertility · Life

A Letter To My Future Child

  Hi Honey, Pal, Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Buddy, or whatever nickname you will have from me, I am (trying to be) patiently waiting to meet you. You’re not even in my belly yet, but I still think about you all of the time. I dream about you. I wonder what you will be like.… Continue reading A Letter To My Future Child

Infertility · Life

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

As a sophomore in college, I was the girl that had a life plan. I’d graduate, move down south, fall in love, get married, and start a family by twenty-five. I did all of the above, but not the way I had originally planned. I graduated with a degree in communications, and fell in love with… Continue reading First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

coparenting · Life

Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own

It was my first week at my new job. I was so excited to meet new people and have new opportunities. One day, while on break, I overheard a coworker talking about being a step parent. “ Being a step parent is awesome, because you don’t have to be a real parent.”  I was livid, but… Continue reading Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own