• Hands on Belly Maternity Pose

    Second Trimester Essentials and Recap

    Hello, third trimester! Goodbye, feet (at least that’s what I hear will happen soon)! I shared about my experience with the first half of my pregnancy, so definitely check it out here if you haven’t already! For this post, I’ll be talking about some common pregnancy symptoms I have experienced as well as sharing information about a couple second trimester essentials. So onto the good stuff! Here are three symptoms that I have experienced most…

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    3 Things Marriage has Taught Me in 10 Months

    We have come such a long way in our marriage in just ten months! It’s awesome to see how much we have grown individually and as a couple, especially since the last time I posted about what I’ve learned in marriage. If you missed that post, feel free to check it out! Anyway, I feel like we are constantly learning something new about either ourselves or our marriage every week. It’s going to be a…

  • Before Pregnancy, 22 Weeks Pregnant

    What My Husband Wishes He Knew Before Pregnancy

    Often times we hear about what wives want their husbands to know about their pregnancy, but I wanted to get an inside scoop on what it’s like from a guy’s perspective. (If you missed my post about my perspective, don’t forget to check it out!) I put on my investigator hat and got to work! Here are my findings! Shout out to my hubby for getting detailed about his experience! 1. Pregnancy Ain’t Easy Him:…

  • Pregnancy Weeks 1-20 – We’re Halfway There!

    I know I’m over half way through pregnancy, but I still can’t believe I AM PREGNANT! It feels like just yesterday I was preparing for my wedding day! I’ve learned so much since then. It has been one of the best but hardest things I’ve endured so far from morning sickness to a couple scares. Let’s get right into the good stuff! I thought I would set it up in question form so you can…

  • Social Anxiety Does Not Define Me

    Today, this is what social anxiety looked like for me. It looked like helping lead people in worship at my church for four services. But, there are certainly layers of that that I wanted to mention as well, because it’s important. Sometimes it looked like the anxiety ridden women sitting in the green room not knowing what to say to people or how to interact with them. Sometimes it looked like wanting to be part…

  • What Two Weeks as a Newlywed Taught Me

    I’m just gonna start off by saying… I LOVE BEING MARRIED. Oh, what a gift the Lord has given me. A gift that I know all to well was hard to wait for (THE STRUGGLE WAS REAL) but SO worth the wait. I’m thinking about writing a post about that season of waiting… but I haven’t decided if I will yet. If you’d like to see that, let me know in the comments! I can’t…

  • Birthday Reflections

    Another year has come and gone. It has both been a great year and an incredibly difficult year, but ya know what? *cue touché response* I’m thankful for all of it. It has shaped me into who I am today. Some of my favorite moments: I got engaged to the love of my life. I’m feeling more comfortable around my future in-laws Choosing our wedding venue and moving into our future home. I found a great…

  • That Faux Life

    I remember growing up, my grandma would always put relaxers in my hair for me. I loved it. My hair was easier to maintain and straight, which is what I thought was beautiful. I always dreamed of it growing down my back and being at least waist length. (A girl can dream, right?) As an adult, I started to watch YouTube videos about how to grow your relaxed hair long because mine never seemed to…

  • The Start of Something New

    Alright y’all. Here goes nothin’. I’ve always wanted to blog and would never stick to it. I found some old blog posts from a long time ago and added them to this new blog for the memories, but I’m hoping this would be the start of something beautiful for me. I’m excited to grow into the woman the Lord has called me to be, and I’m hoping that my journey will be an encouragement to…