Hi there friends! To say it’s been a while would be an understatement. It’s been over a year since I’ve logged into this space which seems crazy. Let me give you the cliff notes version of the past 18 months of my life…
In June of 2017 I found out I was pregnant due with our first baby in February 2018. I was working in college athletics and my husband is a college soccer coach so fall of 2017 got really busy and I made the conscious decision to put blogging and social media on hold.
In January of 2018, my husband was unexpectedly job searching. This wasn’t quite how we envisioned the last month of my pregnancy. My husband was interviewing for jobs out of state up until a few days before we had our baby.
In February of 2018, our little girl made her entrance a few days early. The day after she was born, my husband received a great job offer. The job didn’t require a move which was a major bonus.
About half way through my maternity leave, I decided not to return to work. Life with a newborn was way busier than I imagined and I didn’t see how I could handle anything else other than taking care of her and supporting my husband in his new position.
I would look at moms with 6+ month olds who were out and about, running errands, working out, etc. (aka doing things other than nursing and changing diapers all day) and think to myself “I will never ever get to that point where I will have any semblance of freedom ever again”.
Well, here I am with an almost 9 month old, realizing that the newborn phase is FAST and I DO have freedom again and I am ready to take on something more. I’m not entirely sure what that is yet, but I received the renewal notice for my blog a few weeks ago and decided to go ahead and renew it and start entering into this space again.
I’m looking forward to sharing what I’ve learned about meal planning, food prep, and life with a baby! If there is anything specific you want me to share in this space, leave me a message in the comments! I’d love to hear from you!