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Summer 5×5: Look 2: After the Storm

Summer 5×5: Look 2: After the Storm

This is probably my most basic look for the week, a Graphic Tee and denim shorts. Okay, let me rephrase that. Shorts and a tee is a basic formula for a pretty common outfit. But, this outfit is anything but basic and that’s where conscious […]

We are Motherhood: Exposed and Vulnerable on

We are Motherhood: Exposed and Vulnerable on

As I sit here to share this with you all, I’m  not sure how I feel: excited, overwhelmed, a little embarrassed to have the spotlight on me? When I decided to start a blog last fall, I didn’t expect this. I just wanted to share […]

The Winner of “The Face of Motherhood” Shirt Contest

The Winner of “The Face of Motherhood” Shirt Contest

I’m a day late but not a shirt short! Yesterday was a whirlwind of activities but I’m playing catch up today so without further ado… We received a lot of awesome entries on Instagram so let’s talk about what the face of Motherhood looks like […]

We are Motherhood: Lauren’s Story 

We are Motherhood: Lauren’s Story 

When I first saw Lauren’s Instagram, I remember thinking what a wonderful woman she was. She has fostered and is raising several children through adoption and several she bore in her belly. Her strength and beauty shines through every interaction. Check out her blog for […]

We are Motherhood: Kendra’s Story

We are Motherhood: Kendra’s Story

As we head into the last few days of our series on Postpartum Depression, Kendra shares her experience. I connected with Kendra through the awesome mommy network on Instagram– are you sensing a theme? I have found an amazing group of confident, supportive, beautiful women […]

We are Motherhood: Melanie’s Story

We are Motherhood: Melanie’s Story

Here comes another story from a beautiful mama I met on Instagram (if you’re struggling to find your mom community, look here, there are so many positive, wonderful women from all over the world, ready to have your back and support you in your struggles […]

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

by Allison I am a woman with OCD, a form of anxiety and depression. When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited but also nervous, knowing that I was at a higher risk for postpartum depression since I had depression already. My sister-in-law […]

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

The 6 things I wish my husband understood about my depression by Ashleigh  “Husbands: you are what hold your wife together. Be her duct tape.” My husband is one of those science guys. He loves to break things and make things run more efficiently. The […]

We are Motherhood: Megan’s Story

We are Motherhood: Megan’s Story

“When a mother is battling postpartum depression you can help by letting them vent. Yes, it’s a lot of negativity. Yes, it gets old hearing the same complaints all the time, but they need to let it out somehow. They need to let it out […]

We are Motherhood: Amy’s Story

We are Motherhood: Amy’s Story

I met Amy through the same Faith & Mamas instachat that I met my co-host for the month, Kaitlyn. Amy inspires me with her Faith in God and perseverance in the face of tribulation. She is sharing her experience today over at her blog: www.thepragmaticpeach.com. […]