Baby Shaun’s Birth Story

I’m three weeks late, but I’m finally getting a chance to tell my birth story. I was due May 1st, but baby boy decided to make his appearance on April 17th! I had been getting Braxton Hicks contractions for the past week every day in the evenings. I just thought it was normal. I have […]

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Gender reveal – its a…..!

Welcome back. I am so excited to announce the gender of our new baby. But before I do, I want to talk about how exciting this whole journey has been. Motherhood is quite a gift that many of us take for granted. Being a parent is a gift that many of us take for granted. […]

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Family Vacation Ideas

With my husband being in the military, the kiddos being in school, having two fur babies, and my full time job, it is often difficult to find time to take a family vacation. Before considering a vacation, we have to make sure that my husband has leave days available, that my kids are out of school, […]

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How I got my kids to eat fruits effortlessly.

When I was growing up, grapes were my go-to fruit because they were just so easy to eat. My all-time favorite fruit, however, is and will always be the pomegranate. I just love the flavor of pomegranates but I absolutely hate how tedious it is just to peel and seed a pomegranate. I remember that as a child, my […]

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A Kingdom’s Story – a great children’s book!

Every place we have moved to, we have always been blessed to meet great people and make lifelong friends. In our New York City chapter, we have found wonderful friends in my husband’s classmates and future colleagues who, like him, are students of Columbia University’s Post-Bacc Premed program. They are all on a mission to […]

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My Bella is 5!

It seems like only yesterday that we brought our big fat Bella home. She was the cutest puppy I have ever seen so fat and cuddly! I remember her curiosity often got her into trouble. She was so naughty. I have a couple of pairs of shoes that didn’t survive Bella’s puppyhood. I still say […]

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