Moving…Lessons Learned

It’s been two months since we moved. I can’t believe it! It seems like it’s been longer than two months. Now that the dust has settled I’ve been trying to reflect on the whole process. Moving is rough! I’m sure I don’t have to tell many of you this truth but moving your family to another state is something I have never experienced, so let me wallow in this moment. Read More

Goodbye 5th Street

Tell me how people in military families do it. How do they move from house to house and not feel as though their heart is breaking? Over the past several weeks I’ve been packing our Casper home getting ready to move to our new home in Castle Rock and while moving is physically exhausting it is just as much emotionally exhausting as well. Read More

Changes Are Good

This is one of those posts I’ve gone back and forth on mostly due to the fact that I really am a fairly modest person so putting a photo out there of myself isn’t in my wheelhouse. Having said that, this isn’t a ‘rah-rah look at me’ post but rather a reminder of how much life has changed; not just physically but there’s been an internal shift in how I see life as a Mom now.

You see today I left the house with no make-up on…and I mean NO make-up. My hair in it’s standard, fro-ed out, curly hair, slept-in mess of a bun. Read More

She Has Arrived! {L}’s Birth Story

Since this blog is theoretically named after {L} & I, it’s fitting to start off the blog with the story of her arrival and even better to start the blog off on Mother’s Day. Get ready for a long first post. They won’t all be this long – I promise. Full disclosure…this blog is a place for me to jot down ideas, share stories, and simply work on becoming a better writer.

It’s been a year since I found out I was pregnant with {L} (aka Peanut). Read More