Im not gonna lie

I’m not gonna lie being a mom is not easy. You don’t get to sleep in, you don’t get to just get up and go because everything has to be planned out and sometimes bed time doesn’t always happen the way you want it to.

I’m not gonna lie, being a mom is exhausting. Welcome to team no sleep. Not only are you a mom but if your nursing your the milk supply, the snack giver, the playmate and the disciplinarian all at the same time. I am currently juggling the whole 2 under 2 lifestyle and it definitely is a whole different ballgame.

I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t know how strong I was until I became a mom. I didn’t realize that the strength that I had stored up will be used for this stage in my life. There was a time in my life when I was single that I didn’t want to have kids. I thought that I wouldn’t be able to handle it or much less be a good mom. But God! He gave me all this determination and resilience that I sure didn’t think I had. When you become a mom something clicks and all of a sudden this mommy life is perfect for you.

I’m not gonna lie, being a mommy is absolutely incredible. The fact that we carry this beautiful human in our bodies and deliver 9 months later is a miracle. I had 2 c- sections and each experience was different but it was all worth it because I get to raise these incredible small humans who will one day get to do amazing things in the world.

I’m not gonna lie, Being a mommy is beautiful. Embrace where you are in this journey of motherhood and continue to raise your children to be amazing human beings.

XOXO

Happy Momming

Weekend Recap : Mothers Day

Happy Tuesday Mommaz!

I hope you had an amazing Mothers Day! Mine was super chill which i loved. My Husband treated me and I got my nails done and i had to get my eyebrows (they havent been done since having Leia). Of course we celebrated our amazing mom who is the best person in the world.

Honestly im just so thankful to have the life that I have. God has blessed me more than abundantly. He has given me an amazing husband , beautiful children, a wonderful family, and to top it off im able to stay home with my babies and watch them grow.. I wouldnt have it any other way!

Here are a few pics of my weekend.


Whats in my diaper bag

Hey Mommaz

Today I will be sharing with you everything I put in my diaper bag. This second time around I decided to go with a more gender neutral bag and I needed a bag with a lot more space and pockets.

This diaper bag has these amazing insulated side pockets that you can hold cold sippy cups, snacks or drinks. It also comes with a changing pad which is in the back pocket and a laptop insert inside. Here is what I put in this amazing diaper bag.

Links will be provided for the exact item or similar.

These items can also be packed as your hospital bag if your expecting.

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I always carry my nursing cover with me, an extra blanket, extra clothes for both littles, a bib, wipes for both bottom and nose a pair of socks and shoes.

My nursing cover is a 4 in 1. It works as a carseat cover, shaw, nursing cover and shopping cart cover. Similar one here

The burb cloth that I have is also muslin. Again very soft on the skin and it absorbs very well. Exact set here

Muslin blankets/ swaddles are recommended for babies because of how soft they are and they are not rough on babies skin. Similar one here

We decided to go with pampers pure diapers and wipes because our littles have sensitive skin. Pampers pure are fragrance free, hypoallergenic and bleach free. The wipes are 99% water which makes them very soft when applying. Pampers pure here

Boogie wipes are literally the best when your little have a runny nose. They have saline on each wipe which makes it a somewhat easy task to wipe. Boogie wipes here

Baby girl moccasins here


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In the pockets of the diaper bag here is what I put…

Honest diaper rash creme, A&D ointment (i love this stuff I use it for every scrape, rash and anything else)

Nasal aspirator, scented baggies, thermometer, nail clipper and baby powder.

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For baby boy

The 360 Sippy cup is absolutley the best sippy cup ever. Its leak proof and promotes drinking control. Sippy cup here

The Snack Catcher is also amazing. It keeps the snacks inside the cup so they are not everywhere in your car or all over the carpet. Snack catcher here


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For Mommy

So I may be a little obsessed with my keeping my lips moisturized but yes I keep chapsticks on me and my favorite lip balm. Lip balm here

Lotion, Rosewater spray by Kindsoap, hand sanitizer, and my favorite wallet (similar one here)

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Friday Feels

Isn’t it crazy how we can have so many feelings go through our minds in one week? Think about it… in just 7 days decisions can be made, thoughts can become reality and dreams can either come true or just put on the back burner. Of course, having all these feelings just prove that yes we are human but we are also creatures of habit. The habit of keeping our feelings inside and not expressing them. We hear all the time as women to be true to ourselves and express who we are without fear and judgement. However, its easier said than done. Its so much easier to express small snippets of our feelings on social media through 30 second videos and quick pics.

We forget that all the feelings we feel have been expressed and put on the cross when Jesus died. Whether we are feeling doubt or joy, fear or determination, God has every feeling in his hands and he cares so much about us. I want to make sure that I am working hard everyday to be true to the calling God has on my life; that the decisions that I make are not just for Me but for my children. As a mom of 2 little ones, I have a responsibility to make sure they feel the Love of God through me. I want to leave a legacy behind that is strong, courageous, determined and called of God.

This is my #fridayfeels … What are yours? Would love to hear from you! Please comment below.

To My Little Girl

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Dear Leia Rose,

I cant wait to meet you on Valentines Day. I cant wait to hug and give you all the kisses that you deserve. I cant wait to be your mommy. Just to let you know in advance your going to be my shopping( mainly target LOL) buddy, my starbucks date and my late night movie binge partner.

My beautiful little Leia, I promise to teach you everything I know. I promise to teach how to be a women of God and how to have an effective relationship with Jesus. Im going to share things with you that my mommy shared with me. Im going to be an open book so you can ask me anything you want. You will also be apart of the best church in the world.

I cant wait for you to experience how much your daddy loves you. He is going to treat you like a little princess and how do I know that?, because he treats me like a princess too. You have the best Nana and Papa in the world who will do anything for you. You have the most incredible Tias, and Tios who are going to love you so much and more. Your BIG Brother Martin will take care of you. He is so sweet and so kind and hes going to be the best and only BIG brother you will ever have.

My little Princess Leia, I love you so much and I cant wait to hold you in my arms. Ill see you on FEBRUARY 14 baby girl!

Love you mommy