pregnancy was when I felt the most confident in m body in my whole life |

motherhood body image

I have been thinking a lot about how my body image has changed since motherhood lately. I have to say, I have not always had a positive body image. In fact for the majority of my life, I would say my body image has been pretty negative. Blame it on society or inner demons or

the pumpkin patch and other fall family fun |

pumpkin patch and other weekend fun

This last weekend we did what most families do this time of year, went to the pumpkin patch and had lots of other fun! Well, actually we went on Friday, so my husband wasn’t able to join us this time. But even going there with three kids by myself, we had so much fun! I

having kids is seriously the MY life back? |

when will I get my life back?

When will I get my life back? Ahhh, the question of every new mother. And let’s be honest, the question of every mother with children who are still little. Or maybe every mother ever? I don’t know, I’m not there yet. What I do know is that my friend Stephanie of Modern Milk asked me to

white pumpkins for the win. five fun things to do with your kids this fall |

fall bucket list: five fun things to do with kids

I know I keep talking about fall [or lack thereof here], so to get into the season, I decided to make a fall bucket list! It can be hard to get into fall here with our unusually hot weather, but there is still plenty of fall fun to be had. And my kids have fall break

mommy + me fall style | the love designed life
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love styled: finally fall

It’s been a long time since I shared one of our Love Styled mama + mini posts, and now that fall is finally upon us, I’m excited to share with you this look! Isn’t it funny how we take things for granted when we are children? And it can take us years to fully appreciate

favorite baby wearing carriers, slings, and wraps | the love designed life

the top three baby carriers every new mom needs

I have shared some baby carriers that I like in past posts, but as today is the first day of International Babywearing Week, I thought it would be handy to breakdown just my top three favorites! People often ask me what my ONE favorite baby carrier is and the answer honestly is all three- for different