Motherhood is an experience unlike any other. It has changed me physically, emotionally, and mentally. Now that I'm a mom, I'm different in lots of ways. I have a curfew. So don't plan to invite me out past like 6:00 PM. My kids are in bed by 8:00, which mean's I'm used to going to … Continue reading I’m Different, Now That I’m A Mom.
Well, it's been five months since I went through IVF and donated my eggs to a friend. After talking to friends and acquaintances about this whole process, I realized just how many people don't understand this whole process. What happens to the eggs? When are the embryos ready for transfer? How long does it take … Continue reading An explanation of egg donation
Hi, I'm Jessa and I'm an introvert. And now, I'm also a mother. I’ve been an introvert for a really long time, but never really knew what it meant, how to embrace it, or how to let that term energize me. I always thought there was something wrong with me because I didn’t want to … Continue reading how to make sure your personality isn’t hindering your parenting
I’ve got a newsflash for you: being content is hard. It is not taught to us in school, nor encouraged by most of our society. We grow up thinking that we should be constantly on the go, improving and changing – not leaving any room for relaxation or reflection. The bible has quite a bit … Continue reading the secret to learning to be content
You guys...my son just turned THREE! I'm feeling all sorts of ways about that, but mainly I'm feeling bad that it's taken me this long to blog about his delivery story! He is my second child, and a lot of what they say about the second child is true for him: we didn't fill out … Continue reading my one breathtaking delivery surprise
I'll admit I have a Type A personality. I want structure. I want organization. I want a schedule, AND I want you to stick to it. All of these things made it very difficult having children in the house. Children don't like organization. They don't plan ahead. They very much fly by the seat of … Continue reading why I believe it’s my job to help my kids have fun
Yes, I'll admit I'm one of those moms that tends to reminisce and get sappy each year my kids get another year older. This year, my daughter turned four and my son turns three...CUE THE WATERWORKS!!! It has me looking back and thinking about how fast these years have (seemingly) gone by. I still remember … Continue reading What I didn’t Expect After Giving Birth