• Baby,  Blog,  Meghan,  Motherhood,  Photography

    Welcome MJ

    “I think i’m pregnant” Allison said to me one April evening worry and dread on her face.  That thought had been eating away at her for  a few weeks now. It was entirely possible that less than a year after Olivia’s birth we could be pregnant again. Two kids back…

  • Baby,  Blog,  Motherhood

    Baby #2: 23 Weeks

    I’m 23 weeks into my second pregnancy. I have to say, I’m in awe of the female body. I’ve been reading blogs for years with women who talked about their bodies before, during, and after pregnancy and now that I’ve experienced it for myself, I gotta say-women are awesome! Now…

  • Baby

    Here we go again

    Baby number two is on the way! We are beyond excited to have another little one joining us in November of this year. We will now move on to the question portion of the post: How are you feeling? Much better. The first trimester was AWFUL. I was sick pretty…

  • Baby,  Church,  Olivia

    Reflections and Easter

    I’ve read through these last few posts a dozen times and I add and delete things every time. I don’t know if I will ever be able to perfectly pen how the 39 day process of getting Olivia home. I look back every now and then and my arms long…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: The Finale

    After we were able to start holding Olivia, she seemed to be on the mend. She was officially off the ventilator the day after we held her and then she was extubated. After a couple more weeks in the NICCU, we were moved up to the 5th floor of the…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: 12 Days Later

    About a week and a half later, Olivia started to make some strides. Her chest tube was taken out and then her oxygen levels slowly started to be lowered. Now when we arrived at the hospital, we had certain numbers to watch on monitors and we had certain goals. We…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: September 30, 2017

    On September 30th, We were woken up by the doctors letting us know that, Olivia was officially being transferred to Children’s Hospital LA (CHLA). At this point in time, I was supposed to be recovering in the hospital a few more days, so Myke jumped out of bed, showered, and…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia’s Story: September 28, 2017

    If you have been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you know the story I am about to tell. I have thought a lot about writing about the events of the past month. I was worried about sharing too much or scaring other soon to be moms, but then I…

  • Baby,  Motherhood,  Olivia

    Olivia: 6 Months

    I cannot believe Olivia is 6 months old. I was just looking at pictures of her and it’s hard to believe she was so tiny. Sometimes it’s difficult to think back on the first 6 months, we have come so far and she has only gotten stronger and stronger and…