Being a mother is waking up at midnight--and 3 AM. And 5 AM. And 7 AM--to feed your baby, change their diaper, and comfort them. Being a mother is changing hundreds and hundreds of diapers and sometimes change it twice in one sitting because they've already filled it before you've had a chance… Continue reading Being a Mother Is…
My due date was June 26th. It came and went with absolutely no sign of baby coming (except for maybe a few Braxton Hicks contractions), which was discouraging. I had even walked 3 miles the day before my due date in hopes that would get things moving along. It didn't-- it just exacerbated my pelvic… Continue reading Landon’s Birth Story
How did we meet? Naomi: I first saw him at Institute. I thought he was cute and I kept sneaking looks at him all throughout the class. It wasn't until a few weeks later that we actually met though. My friend asked me to make him feel welcome at church since he had just been… Continue reading Our Love Story
Being stagnant isn't fun. I like to feel like I have purpose, like I have something to work towards. I think it's so important to always have a goal and always be looking for ways to improve. So as my 20th birthday came up this year, I decided I wanted to do something different. I… Continue reading 20 Things I Want To Do While I’m 20
This July, I'll be 20 years old. I remember being little and thinking 20 sounded "sooo old!!" But now I'm excited to turn 20 because then I will no longer be the teenage bride. (Kidding. I have zero regrets about getting married at 19.) But anyway. A friend posted a list similar to this on Facebook a… Continue reading 20 Things I Learned Before Turning 20.
"...What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder." Matt. 19:6 There were so many little moments that led up to this one... Being sealed in the temple to the man of my dreams is something I have dreamed about ever since I was little. It's been a goal of mine for… Continue reading For Time & All Eternity