Happy 5th birthday Princess Peach!

My So-Called Mommy Life

Dear Princess Peach, I can’t believe that you are 5 years old today! A whole hand of fingers. It feels like you were just a baby yet at other times it feels like you’ve been a big kid for so long. You are quite the spirited girl who loves to talk. Your talking could be [...]

Little Dude is 3!

My So-Called Mommy Life

Dear Little Dude, Happy birthday! I can’t believe you are three (yesterday). I love writing you these letters because each year I’m able to see how much you have grown over the year, but more so that you have documentation of the amazing things you have done. Should anything ever happen to me, these letters [...]

4 years of Princess Peach

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Dear Princess Peach, I can’t believe that today we are celebrating you turning 4. It feels like you have been part of my life forever, yet four years is a short amount of time. I remember the first time I laid eyes on you in the OR and now I’m looking at my beautiful four-year [...]

365 days of love

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Dear Little Dude, Happy first birthday baby boy. It’s so crazy to think that 1 year ago today I had the most relaxed and amazing birthing experience and that you made your amazing arrival into the world. For 365 days you have been my “accessory” or as I often referred to you as my appendage. [...]

Dear First Time Mom

Letter to a first time mom

Dear First Time Mom, I was just like you 34 months ago. It seems like an entire lifetime ago but at the same time it feels so new and fresh in my memory.  I was so excited about the opportunities I would have with my new baby and how my year maternity leave would be [...]