• My Husband Needed A Daughter

    My Husband Needed A Daughter

    I’d be lying if I said it didn’t cross my mind that my husband needed a girl, but I didn’t know just how much it would mean to him. My husband has always been surrounded by girls — his nieces and women in general — but it wasn’t until I found out we were expecting our firstborn that it came to mind. Before Our Girl We planned our second pregnancy because we wanted our firstborn to have a sibling who he could form a bond. Having our two boys was a blessing for us, and we thought we were complete.

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  • New Book Highlights The Importance Of A Healthy Approach To Living

    New Book Highlights The Importance Of A Healthy Approach To Living

    Staying healthy requires a lot of work, and sometimes it feels as though diet ads are everywhere to remind you of what “eating healthy” really means. However, according to author Heidi Schauster, consumers need to beware of the diet industry. Earlier this month, I interviewed Schauster about her new book, Nourish: How To Heal Your Relationship With Food, Body, And Self. During our discussion, Schauster shared her thoughts on the diet industry and more. “The diet industry is a $60 billion industry that does well because diets are inevitably not sustainable,” explained Schauster in an interview with Motherhood Through My Eyes. “The

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  • Preserving Memories With Basic Invite

    Preserving Memories With Basic Invite

    This post is sponsored by Basic Invite. Although I received compensation to share this information, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for taking the time to learn about this company and its products.  Whether you’re thanking family and friends for all their love and support throughout the years or inviting them to attend your child’s graduation ceremony and/or celebration, it’s important to let them know sooner rather than later. There’s no better way to do so than with Basic Invite, a website that offers custom wedding invitations and social stationery. What sets Basic Invite apart from others of

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  • How Weight Watchers Helps Me Tame My Cravings

    How Weight Watchers Helps Me Tame My Cravings

    This post was sponsored by Weight Watchers International, Inc. as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Finding the right balance between eating right and treating yourself here and there can be tough. I would know, I often lean towards treating myself. After a long day with the boys, I find myself opting for snacks to help with cravings. I did this a lot during my last pregnancy and I developed gestational diabetes. Those words from the doctor scared me. I had never heard of “pregnancy diabetes”, and knowing that it

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