There’s a crispness in the air in KC, and I’m here for it. The first day temps dropped below 70 last week, I lit a pumpkin spiced candle and broke out all of the fall decorations. I don’t know if it’s because we’re home more due to COVID and needed something to “look forward to,” [...]
I'm not sure I even know where to begin. We are on week 20 of this global pandemic's "new normal" - whatever that means - because it definitely doesn't feel like we've really settled into any "normal" yet. Honestly, I feel like I'm riding a roller coaster through COVID. When it all started I was [...]
Well, in true fashion for our family, we dove into 2020 head first. This past week was full of all sorts of "firsts" for Lincoln. I'm so proud and excited for him, but a part of me is so torn. It feels like just yesterday I was was dropping him off at his first day [...]
I only have a few days left of maternity leave, and as I write this I'm sitting in a coffee shop after dropping Lincoln off at his first day of daycare. Everyone told me the first day is a doozy, and to try to send him a few days before going back to work to [...]
I started on my health and wellness journey back in June 2018, working out consistently three days a week. In December 2018 when I found out I was pregnant, I was really nervous to continue my workout routine. And to be honest, working out had became one of the top priorities for me. It's how [...]
What. A. Whirlwind. The last few months have flown by; it seems like we were just having our gender reveal party, and here I am sitting on the couch, burp cloth on my shoulder, as our newborn sleeps. Our son arrived two weeks early (blog post coming soon with his birth story), and thanks to [...]
Back in April, when I was 21 weeks along, we brought our close family and friends together to celebrate the gender reveal of Baby Palm.