As July begins to get closer & closer, I can't help but reflect back on this past year. Isla has changed me in so many ways. If I'm being honest, I really didn't think I would experience motherhood. Maybe it's because Ivan & I were used to our lives as a family of 2 & … Continue reading When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
It sure does feel good to be home. If you follow me on social media, you came along on our trip to New Mexico. Our purpose to visit New Mexico was to visit Ivan's grandmother. We really wanted her to meet Isla. I kept mentioning to Ivan, how blessed he was that his grandma gets … Continue reading White Sands, New Mexico
I won't sit here and say that every aspect of motherhood has been simple. Some parts are definitely harder than others. Of course, everything you see on social media tends to blur the reality of motherhood. Sometimes, I'll come across these Instagram accounts/blogs with these super stylish mamas, their kids are in the best clothes, … Continue reading and I’m okay with that …
I'm sure by now you've noticed I stopped doing the chalkboard monthly photos. You guys, I had to. First of all, the weeks were flying & I was way behind. Second, they were actually making me really sad because I felt like I had *just* taken photos of her & there I was again, taking … Continue reading Isla is 6 months
I don't even know how to start this post. Isla is taking a nap (I know, I should be sleeping too! Lol!), so it seems like a good time to sit down & go over the evening I went into labor. Now, if the idea of birth gives you anxiety, click on the back button. … Continue reading Our Birth Story
Say hello to our baby girl! Isla Sofia was born on July 15, 2016 at 12:58 pm. 6 pounds 14 ounces 20 inches long I can't believe she's here. I can't believe she's mine.
Catching up? Read about my 1st Trimester & 2nd Trimester. Week 27 I am officially in the 3rd trimester. Time goes by way too fast. I'm excited, but I'm nervous. I'm looking forward to these next 3 months, because it means I'm one step closer to meeting my little lady. I am so nervous to … Continue reading Baby Cupcake | Hello 3rd Trimester