The Benefits of Prioritizing Yourself In Motherhood

I’m going to be honest with you. I’ve felt like I’ve been on an ongoing journey with learning how to prioritize myself in my life, learning to make space for “me”. For some people this may sound silly. “How can you not make space for yourself in your own life?” But for people who have […]

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Practicing Calm Parenting

We’ve all been here before. A place that always fills us with mom guilt two seconds later. An instance when we lose our cool and lash out in anger toward our children over any number of things. It could be a tantrum, repeating ourselves for the hundredth time or just being exhausted. Whatever it is […]

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Toddler Lessons

“Sometimes I think I need you more than you need me baby boy.” Have you ever been in awe of your child? Like mouth open, soul humbling awe. The type of feeling where you are forced to check yourself and throw away most of what you thought your life as a parent would be. Just […]

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Tips For Maintaining A Strong Marriage After Kids

Growing up, like most little girls, I always dreamed of what my life would be like when I got older. I planned my wedding and of course fantasized about my beautiful gown. I pictured my husband (Prince Charming Of Course) and the beautiful children we’d have. Being married with children seemed like a fairytale! And […]

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A Day In The Life of A SAHM w/ An Infant And Toddler

Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! So let’s jump right in! I’m coming up on my third full month of being a SAHM and it has definitely been an emotional roller coaster for sure. Before I get into the daily schedule that I try to keep with my babies I wanted to […]

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An Interview With My Husband

In honor of my husband and I’s four year wedding anniversary being this week, I wanted to highlight the love of my life, Xavia Witherspoon (Everyone calls him Zay). My hubby is an avid video game enthusiast and lover of all things Anime and Manga! He loves the Denver Broncos (which is a cardinal sin […]

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Six Months Postpartum: “How I’m Doing Now.”

Wow, has it really been six months already? I can’t believe it. Motherhood is amazing in that the days seem to drag on forever but you’ll look up and the months and years have flown by. It’s crazy! But I’m here to give an update on all of the topics I touched on in my […]

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What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming A Mommy of Two

Any mama who has made the transition from one child to multiple is probably familiar with the false idea that you’ll be a pro by your second child. After all, you’ve already kept one child alive for however long. How hard could it be to do it with another one? But confidence turns into chaos […]

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Mama Trauma: PTSD In Motherhood

“I don’t know babe, I sometimes feel like I’m traumatized from Myka’s birth.” PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder. “A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.” I was about three weeks postpartum when my life had calmed down enough for me to think about anything besides surviving life […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: “A New Hope For The New Year”

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”-1 Peter 1:3 (NASB) It is finally 2021! A new year full of so many possibilities and so much […]

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