Thursday, May 14, 2020

Postpartum During a Pandemic: 8 Tools that are Helping Me NOT Completely Fall Apart

I don't know about you, but I'm reaching for anything that I can control. I'm currently 9 weeks postpartum. Four-ish days after Baby Jackson made his appearance into the world, Orange County enforced a stay-at-home order. At first, it really didn't impact me too much as long I didn't get caught up in the news & social media. I had already planned on being home with a newborn & our lives significantly slowing down for some time. I was good...until I wasn't. The smallest decisions seemed impossible. Should we go to the grocery store, order things on Amazon, walk outside? I quickly realized how much I took for granted. 

The world I prepared to live in while conquering postpartum no longer existed. 
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A City Guide: Pizza of Old Towne Orange

If you combine the fact that every member of my family (except me) loves pizza & that my favorite place to eat out is Old Towne Orange, you can confidently conclude that we frequent all of these pizza places. It's definitely a type of compromise, right?

Whether you're looking for a delicious, casual place to enjoy a *meal out or you're new to the area & just wanting to know what Old Towne has to offer, this is a great place to start!

Monday, April 6, 2020

Welcome to this Crazy World, Jackson David

Jackson David came into the world at 12:56 am on March 11 at a whopping 42 weeks exactly. We've been busy adjusting to our new family & allowing all the time we need to do so. I started jotting down ideas for this space in the last week or so, so keep your eyes peeled for new content & follow me on Instagram if you're interested in more.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

What I Wrote in My Journal on My 34th Birthday

Maybe it's the anticipation of this new baby or just that I'm getting older, but this birthday was so simple & beautiful. It was more about being content and less about doing something extravagant. I thought I'd share where my heart was the morning I woke up by posting my journal entry, which is very much a gratitude list wrapped up in a prayer: