Top tips for a new LEOW

Being a LEOW is not just something I do from 9-5. It is a lifestyle, a constant pride for that badge he wears over his heart and the code he follows both on and off the job.

2nd trimester recap

I can't believe I am already in the beginning of my third trimester. Time seems to be flying and I only have 12 weeks before this little guy joins our world. So lets take a look back at my second trimester.  Hyperemesis My hyperemesis raged until about 22 weeks. I began getting hungrier but still... Continue Reading →

Family Traditions

Family Traditions Traditions have always been important in my family., as I’m sure they are in every family. Today I want to talk about a few of my favorites that I hope to pass on to my children. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because well, food. And family of course! However, we... Continue Reading →

Our Wedding Day: A Look Back

A girl's wedding day is said to be the most special day of her life. This was especially true for me because unlike most girls, I didn't go to homecoming, prom, or anything like that so my wedding day was all of those special events rolled into one! I planned for well over a year... Continue Reading →

Religion or Faith

Growing up in a faith-based home, many people assume I will raise my children with the same background. This is not a right or wrong assumption nor does it upset me when someone asks. However, I must say I think there is an incredible difference between faith and religion, which I will discuss as well... Continue Reading →

A Letter to my son

Oliver Liam, I can’t believe you have been in my belly for a full 6 months now. You are moving all the time, constantly reminding me of your presence! Already you have brought me so much joy and I haven’t even seen your face yet. The love I feel for you is indescribable. It’s something... Continue Reading →

My self care habits

In todays fast paced world, it is easy to neglect ourselves because we "just don't have time." However, the longer we put off taking care of ourselves, the harder it will be to form good habits! I was never one of those people who talked or even believed much in self-care. I was always to... Continue Reading →

Learning flexibility

Life is unpredictable for anyone, but especially for a LEOW. It is important to learn flexibility, something I am striving for every day.  Most who know me know I can be a little bit of a control freak. I like to plan out every single detail and prepare for every circumstance. However, the older I... Continue Reading →

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