Coping With Health Anxiety About My Child

I have spent a lot of time worrying about my child. It’s wasn’t a rare occurrence when I would toss and turn in bed imagining the worst possible thing happening. I would see it in my head and picture a terrible scenario and ponder on it. My heart would hurt and I would get so…

Beginner’s Guide to Crochet

Hello, lovely people! It’s another gorgeous, rainy, day and I have finally gotten around to finishing a few crochet projects that I’ve been working on. I have been crocheting since I was a wee-little 8 year old. My aunt taught me and gave me my first book on learning to crochet. Since then, I haven’t…

Work From Home Office Essentials

It’s 2020 and thanks to Coronavirus, many of us now have the option to work from home. For some people, the only option is to work from home. I recently just had to start working from home for a call center so my essentials may be different from that of another type of job. I…

Being a Young Mom Doesn’t Ruin Your Life

I had my son at 18. I met his dad when I was 16, we dated for over a year. The summer after I graduated high school and began college, he asked my dad if he could marry me. We planned a beautiful wedding just how I wanted it to be. A perfect December wedding…

5 Summertime Activities for Toddlers (Social Distancing Friendly)

Keeping a toddler entertained is no easy task. My son has a interest (maybe closer to an obsession) with Mickey Mouse. Since quarantine started, his screen time has gotten out of hand. He will watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse all day long if I let him. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with a little TV,…

Anxiety and How I Manage it

All of my life, I never had anxiety. I could go anywhere, do anything and would never feel the slightest worry. Then I had my son. I remember the first time I felt any type of anxiety. It hit me all at once. It was in the hospital a few hours after I had my…

How to Pack a Toddler Diaper Bag

When it comes to being prepared, I take pride in knowing that I usually am. At least with my child’s needs. Prepared for myself is a totally different story that we won’t get into. My son’s diaper bag has been packed and ready since before he was born. 19 months later, some of the items…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ah, red velvet. A moist, fluffy, love like no other. The first red velvet cake I ever made was for my best friend’s birthday because it’s her favorite type of cake. I decorated the cake to look like her cat (yes, her cat), and it was so delicious that I just had to tweak the…

Cream Cheese Frosting

This is it. This is the best stuff on Earth. You might have saw in my Red Velvet Cupcake recipe where I mentioned that I had made this frosting multiple times just to eat it.. by myself.. the whole thing. It is perfectly pipeable and most importantly delicious. It’s best friend is red velvet cake…

Surviving the Newborn Stage

0-3 months. This is the age range I’m talking about when I say: Newborn. What is the hardest thing you have been dealt since having your precious bundle? I’m sure at the top of the list is sleep deprivation. Dealing with day-to-day baby duty is manageable but trying to do so on little-to-no sleep.. Almost…