Breastfeeding: A Superpower

Did you know the average age that women stop breastfeeding in the U.S. is 3 months? Before I get into this post, I want to say that I know there are a number of circumstances that prevent a mother from nursing. I get it, I think you're still a great mom if you choose not …

As March comes to an end, I can't help but reflect on this busy month. This past week especially. Our wedding anniversary, my sister coming into town for her bridal shower, and Easter Sunday! Since I planned a little one nighter in LA last year for our anniversary, this year it was Matt's turn. He …

Blogger Rant

I suddenly find myself following a gazillion bloggers on Instagram and now I feel myself getting sucked into the blogger mold. I know I'm nowhere near thousands of readers and my blog is mostly read by family and close friends, but I suddenly feel like my house needs to be all white and modern with …

22

Reflecting back on the years of my life is so wild to think about, especially the most recent years, and not in the way that most 22 year olds would describe. I never pictured myself as a wife and especially a mom at this young of an age, but now that I am here I …

First

Another first. Roen has said his first word, eaten his first bite of food, taken his first steps, had his first trip to Disneyland, and now we can add his first illness to the list. Roen came down with some type of stomach bug one night out of nowhere. He began throwing up at 7pm …

Over It

For a year, our family had the luxury of renting a home from a family friend in a quiet neighborhood. On one acre, we were livin' the life. I opened the door and the dog(s) (before our precious Baxter became dinner for some coyotes) would disappear into the lush ravine, and Roen would take off …

2 Valentines

Roen Bradley Napier, 6 kisses for 6 months of life. Valentine's Day 2015A year & a half. That's how old my baby boy will be on Valentine's Day this Sunday! Where did the time go?! Last Valentine's day, Roen had just started eating solids and saying "mama." A year later and he's starting to say …