As I reached the end of my pregnancy, I started to get frustrated with my body and started to have serious doubts that I would be able to handle or deal with child birth this time around. When you get pregnant the first time, you really have no idea what giving birth will be like. … Continue reading She’s FINALLY Here!
With my first pregnancy, I blogged about everything that happened. The aches and pains, tests, complaints, all of it. I've come to find out that it has helped quite a few people. I contemplated for awhile if I would continue to blog through my second pregnancy, but days turned into weeks and weeks into months. … Continue reading 35 Weeks: Since I’ve Been Gone
Hi Friends! I know I sort of just dropped off the face of the earth and you may (or maybe not) have been wondering what the heck happened. It's weird how life will throw you a curve ball just when you get into the groove of life. Things had just been settling down, and we … Continue reading Has Anyone Seen Thay?
"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude." -- A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh Around this time of year, we realize we should be extra grateful or extra thankful. We know that Thanksgiving is just one day, but we should should gratitude 365 … Continue reading A Month of Gratitude: Unexpected Moments of Gratitutde
Meltdowns are becoming increasingly common in our household. I'm not entirely sure what the reason is, maybe It's that time of the month (all month long?), maybe I'm becoming a mom to a threenager. Did you know that was such a thing? A threenager? I had been hearing about it off and on for a … Continue reading Threenager? Myth or Reality?
Apples and Pumpkins are the epitome of Fall. I have been searching and searching for an apple recipe to try and I decided to go back to this guy. Apple Chips have been on my mind for a few months now, but I've been so afraid to try to make them! Why? Because you have … Continue reading Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Chips
My son is a picky eater. I shouldn't say picky, he actually eater a wider variety of foods than my 19 year old sister. When he was just starting to eat solid foods, I was one of those moms who thought she would make all of his baby food jars just gross me out. And I did … Continue reading Picky Eaters: 10 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating
It's not fall until you've picked a pumpkin for Halloween. Am I right? It's pretty new thing here in Hawaii. There aren't very many self pick farms here in Hawaii, unlike our mainland counterparts, pumpkin patches have only been around for maaayybeee the last 10 or so years? I could totally be wrong, but I … Continue reading Picking Pumpkins — Waimanalo Pumpkin Patch
There's this video floating around on the internet about a unicorn pooping ice cream and how to use a "squatty potty." It's pretty hilarious. It reminded me about the not so distant past, and that time when I thought, "When do I have to teach you to use the toilet?" which was immediately followed by "Oh shit, I have … Continue reading Toilet Training
Ice cream is probably my dessert weakness. I've never really cared for pies, cakes, cookies, or cupcakes, but ice cream…I can never turn it down! When I was pregnant, I swear I used it as an excuse to eat a bowl every night after dinner, for that I paid two fold. I got gestational diabetes, … Continue reading Island Eats: Via Gelato