because, priorities

I know it’s been a while since I’ve blogged on a personal level. I have been getting some questions as to where I have been the past little bit and why I haven’t been posting regularily. The truth is, blogging is hard. Momming is harder. For the first-time ever, multi-tasking has become nearly impossible over the past couple of months. I have always been able to put 100% into everything I do on a daily basis. And the past few months, I have been choosing to put 100% into our son and enjoying these precious, little moments before they become distant but cherished memories. It’s very important to me that I am not glued to my phone or computer when our son is around, I want him to feel like he has my undivided attention which he deserves, especially at this vulnerable infant stage where he is constantly learning and exploring new things. I want to be there for him in every way possible and make him feel like he is the most important thing ever. The past few months he has really started looking at me for sweet little looks of approval or pride, and I don’t want to miss these looks or moments by having my head down, glued to a screen. It has really hit me how insanely quick time is flying by with my peanut as a baby. I enjoy writing immensely. I enjoy cooking, baking, and sharing my recipes and creations with you. But most of all, I enjoy being a mom, and living in each moment with my little love, soaking up all that sweet, sweet baby lovin’.

If you’re going to do it, do it right. Sound familiar? Well, easier said than done my friends! There is no right way when it comes to parenthood, every day we do our very best and that is all we can do. Some days our very best is basically just keeping this tiny little human alive by ensuring he is fed. Some can look like pajama days while others, consist of play dates, Costco visits, library story time, mom & baby fitness classes, having a gourmet dinner (or take-out pizza) on the table. No matter what each day looks like for us, I can rest easy knowing I did my best and I know our peanut has gone to bed feeling healthy and happy and so freakin’ LOVED. Those are the simple things that matter most right now.

Blogging has always been a hobby of mine, key word “hobby.” I blog because it’s fun for me and I love sharing with you guys. But most of all, I am doing this for myself and our son so one day we can look back and read all about our adventures as a family (and all the highs and lows of being his momma…cause let’s be real, being a mom is no walk in the park.) I like to think our son will enjoy picking up a classic old journal to read through one day, but technology is our new reality and I’m doing my best to utilize it in a way that I know will benefit our little guy in a positive way. I hope one day he takes the time to detail all of his favorite memories too!

No matter what kind of day we’re having, it consists of about a million and one things that need to be done and lately, blogging has fallen to the bottom of my to-do list. Between all of the travelling we’ve been doing (Mexico adventure post coming up) being on the Board for the AH-mazing not-for-profit organization, Fundamentals For Change and most importantly, being a present wife and mom…all while starting my own business from home (sharing this soon!) that means putting certain hobbies off to the side temporarily. I seriously am in awe of how all these full-time mommy bloggers do it!?  No matter what you do as a mom, whether you work full-time, stay at home, blog etc. We all owe ourselves a massive pat on the back. Keep doing what you’re doing and what you feel is right for you and your little (and big) loves. You got this, mommas!

 

Thanks so much for reading, friends & family!