A letter to my daughter about my postpartum depression.

Dear A, When I go through the first two years of your life in my head it plays like an old movie projector displayed across the walls of my mind. And each memory holds an emotion I can still feel throughout every inch of my body when it’s transported for display. What will one day be a distant memory, lingers like the shadow that follows behind on a sunny day. And although you won’t remember what has happened I know…

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Postpartum Depression, The PPD Chronicles

A Gift Guide for Millennial Dads

Gift guide season is upon us, so I thought I’d put together a fun little gift guide for Millennial Dads (although these are great for ANY dad in your life). Most of these my husband already has, or has been asking me for over the past couple of months. I’ve linked them all for you guys, and they can all be bought online because who has time to go to the store anymore?!?! Unless it’s Target we are talking about!…

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Getting my teeth wedding ready with Smile Brilliant

When I started hashing out all the details for our wedding, my teeth were pretty high one on the list for “day-of” details. I had braces in high school and ever since getting them off I’ve been a bit obsessed with my teeth. I’ve also never had a cavity, so I make sure to take really good care of them. My go-to teeth whitening is one you can find at any pharmacy or grocery store, but I knew for my…

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Jelly Bean Math Activity for Preschoolers

Jelly Bean Math Who doesn’t love jelly beans? Americans consume billions of jelly beans a year, so it’s likely that your preschooler will be on board with this yummy (and educational) activity. You’ll help her recognize her senses, as well as make predictions, sort, and chart! What You Need: Bag of jelly beans (variety bag, with at least 4 flavors) Medium sized plastic storage container Notepad Pen or pencil 2 sheets of cardstock or construction paper Crayons Jellybean graphing page (make…

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A Day at Baylinks Golf

  One of my main goals for this year was to challenge myself, not only with my blog, but in life. Every opportunity to try something new and exciting would be an activity I wouldn’t hold myself back from. So when Brad, the owner of Baylinks Golf offered me a lesson I was eager to try out my skills at an indoor golf center. I come from a family of golfers, and my husband plays as much as he possibly can. But…

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