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Falicia

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This Part is Just Hard

I had almost forgotten what it's like to have a newborn. Even with all the joy and love a new baby brings, this part is hard. So hard. It's the kind of hard that...

No, I’m Not About To Pop

The crazy things people say when you're expecting People are bound to notice all the physical changes pregnancy brings: growing belly, swollen feet, and myriad weirdness that we all endure while we grow precious new...

I Made You Cry Today

I made you cry today. I knew it was coming. The two-hour hustle between work and bedtime was more than I could handle. Your dad had to work late, so I tackled two daycare pickups,...

A Letter to Our “Village”

In my short four years as a mother, I have often been both humbled by and grateful for the unexpected support I have seen from my community. When my husband recently suffered multiple fractures...

I’m Carrying So Much More This Time

Pregnancy is so different the second time. As a mom who is blessed with many mom-friends, I expected that my second pregnancy would be different than my first. Even so, I was unprepared for how...

Six Easy Steps to Almost Solving Your Sleep Problems

Last month, yet another sleep study came out. Every time I read an article on getting better sleep, I can’t decide if I should roll my eyes, laugh, or cry. I mean, really. Do...

Letting the Joy In

It was a typical week night in our house – the mad dash to cook dinner, clean up dinner, bathe the child, read the books, sing the songs, and say goodnight. All within a...

When Mom Becomes a Student

Last summer, I finally pulled the trigger on something I’ve been talking about for years – pursuing a Master’s degree. To those who know me, it didn’t come as a surprise because I have...

Five Quick Ways to Take Time for You

At this time of the year, it’s easy to be swept away with to-do lists and resolutions to “be better at…” or “make more time for …” As we start a brand new year,...

A Letter To Our Daughter’s Anesthesiologist

You probably won’t remember us, but we will never forget you. When we walked into the hospital for our three-year-old to undergo a “very routine” procedure, it felt anything but routine for us. While our...

Grandparents Make Life Grand

  Growing up, my grandparents were a major part of my life. We didn’t go to daycare centers, montessori schools, pre-care or after-school programs. We went to mamaw’s and papaw’s or grannacy’s and grandaddy’s. I...

What Friendship Looks Like

Now that I'm a mom, I've realized that friendship looks different than it used to. When I first became a mom, I found myself feeling lonely. At the same time, I regularly took myself out...