My Top 10 Breastfeeding Tips

It is amazing to think that I have been on my breastfeeding journey for almost 3 years straight. I breastfed my son until he was 2 and shortly after that I became pregnant with my baby girl. She’s been exclusively breastfed for the last five months! And while I’m definitely not a lactation consultant, I […]

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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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One Month Postpartum: “My Journey So Far, Week by Week”

One month postpartum! A serious milestone that so many mamas are familiar with. These first few weeks after birth are filled with a whirlwind of changes with our bodies, hormones and lives in general! And as we fight through those weeks to find any sense of normalcy we emerge on the other side of those […]

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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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Bedside Nursery Essentials

The countdown to baby girl’s arrival continues and my husband and I are kicking it into high gear preparing for her to get here. One of the most exciting parts of planning for my first was getting a spare room together in our house for his nursery. (Picking out their furniture and color scheme and […]

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30 Week Pregnancy Update

The final 10 week countdown starts now and I could not be more excited! I feel every bit of pregnant at this point and my symptoms are less than glamorous but I’m feeling very blessed and extremely excited to meet my little girl. With that being said, this point in my pregnancy has definitely been […]

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The Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas! And with this time of year comes tons of gift giving. Here starts my series of gift guides for the whole family, starting with that rambunctious toddler in your life. So here is my Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide! This list is comprised of toys for […]

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How To Rest In The Lord

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) Resting and resetting seem like such simple concepts. If something is losing its steam then we naturally know we need to refuel it. Your car needs gas to go. Our phones […]

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Tasty Toddler Meal Ideas

I want to paint a scene for you really quickly. A typical night in my life that will seem all too familiar to you, I’m sure. It’s 7pm. (Or 5pm if you’re one of those moms that actually has a legit bedtime routine down and gets your kid to bed at a decent hour.) Beads […]

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Making Your Home Life An Idol

“You shall have no other gods before me.“-Exodus 20:3 There have been quite a few times in my life when I have put my relationship with God on the back burner to prioritize other things. It seems foolish to say, but it has happened so easily for me that I’d hardly notice that I was […]

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