All posts by Sharisse

Journaling Baby’s First Year

Writing has always been dear to my heart, and journaling has always been a therapeutic way of processing changes in my life. Both creative writing and journaling started for me at a young age. I’ve kept several journals on and off throughout the years, but I’ll never forget my first one—it was a beautiful, hard-bound… Read More


Baby Update: 11, 12, 13 Months … and Counting

Of course I’ve procrastinated posting C’s monthly updates on the blog, and now I’ve gotten way behind. But I simply can’t neglect these precious months, so here are three updates rolled into one. For the sake of this not seeming like a complete fail on my part, let’s just pretend I decided to go with quarterly baby updates and… Read More


Do Small Things With Great Love {Free Printable}

A favorite quote of mine (albeit I think paraphrased) and one that has always resonated with me is this one: “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” —Mother Teresa With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought this would be an encouraging sentiment to pass on… Read More


My Birth Story for Cesarean Awareness

One of the truly special things about motherhood is that we’re all tied together through this bond we share of having pushed our bodies to the limits to carry and birth a child, no matter how they were brought into this world. April is Cesarean Awareness Month, so what better time than now to share… Read More


Easter Basket Ideas for Baby

I’m back to finish my Easter post by sharing what I put together for C’s first Easter basket. If you missed the post earlier this week, check it out to see his Easter egg hunt and petting zoo fun. He was only a few weeks old last year for his first Easter as I mentioned, so… Read More


Easter Fun at 1

I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter weekend as much as we did! We had a lot of Easter fun with our now 1-year-old. Saturday was a beautiful day, despite being pretty chilly in the morning. We took C out to experience his first Easter egg hunt, and he had a blast picking up the eggs and putting them… Read More


First Birthday Party Sneak Peek

I’ve totally neglected my poor blog this month, but I promise it’s for a good reason: My baby boy is turning 1! How did that even happen?! No, really, how? Since my last post, I’ve spent every baby-is-sleeping minute I have binging on first birthday ideas on Pinterest, designing printable decorations, stringing banners onto twine,… Read More



Throwback Thursday: Baby Shower

If you’ve been following along since I first started blogging a few months ago, you might remember me writing in my introductory blog post that I was looking forward to revisiting some of the wonderful memories of my life preblog and sharing them with you. Well, here I am with my first Throwback Thursday, throwing it back… Read More


Big Love for a Little Valentine

Happy Monday! Did everyone have a lovely weekend? We’ve never really made a big deal about Valentine’s Day in the past, so it wasn’t too different this year with a baby. Since becoming a parent, my joy comes from seeing my little one’s excitement with each first holiday we celebrate with him. Of course my hubs and I… Read More