May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness month. Mental health isn't something I talk about often, but depression and anxiety is something I have struggled with for years. I don't avoid talking about it out of shame or embarrassment, I struggle to put my thoughts about it into words. But since this month is focused on … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Maternal Mental Health
We were going to keep it a secret until baby's arrival but we decided we just couldn't wait. Plus, Jack was anxious to tell anyone and everyone whether he is going to have a brother or sister. So here it goes! Baby Cannon is a..... GIRL! We are so excited to share that we will … Continue reading Baby Cannon is a….
Jack turns two tomorrow. TWO. How have I been a mom for two years now? I truly don't understand how it is even possible. I've spent the past couple weeks going through photos from these first two years and it is truly mind-blowing to me how quickly he has changed and grown. Before kids you … Continue reading Two Years of Motherhood
I have tried writing this post so many times. I intended to share it shortly after announcing my pregnancy, but I just haven't been able to find the words to say. At one point I didn't think I was going to post at all but the closer I got to my date of miscarriage, which … Continue reading Pregnancy After Miscarriage
I’ve never questioned whether or not I wanted to be a mom. While I know that it’s not something everyone wants, for me it just seemed like the natural and obvious choice. Ive always loved kids and caring for them. I’m the oldest of six, always babysat on the weekends in high school & nannies … Continue reading Deciding to Be a “Stay at Home Mom”