Hey there! My name is Jenny and I am a wife to Kevin (#besthusbandever), mom to two girls – 22 months and 3.5 years (and one in Heaven that we can’t wait to meet). I am a lifestyle photographer, part-time oncology nurse, and blogger. I am so glad you’re here, and hope you continue to come back so we can connect and encourage each other on this beautiful, yet messy, mom journey.
There have been a few things and ideas that have kept me up at night. Starting a blog is one of them. Lately the Lord has laid it on my heart to begin a blog. I decided to commit to waking up before my girls this year (Jesus take the wheel) to spend more time in the Word and get work done so I can spend more time with them during the day.
When I was pregnant with my first, I was all about searching online for “how to be the best mom” and “how to have a natural birth.” Little did I know that was just the beginning. Then I actually had my baby, and the list of questions exploded:
How long should my baby be sleeping?
Natural remedies for a cold?
How do I prioritize my husband after having a baby?
How do I know if the baby is getting enough milk?
That really only touches the surface. First time mom probs. We have ALL the questions. Let’s be honest, now I have two kids and I still feel clueless. These questions would usually lead me to blog articles. They helped me realize that I’m not alone in this. I’m not the first one to have a baby that didn’t like loud noises. Or the first to have a child that only wanted Mommy – not even Daddy! Broke my heart. But these blogs gave me some reassurance that it was going to be okay. I was going to be okay.
And then there’s Jesus. And donuts. To me, these things combined are a powerhouse. Lots of prayer on how to do this mom thing well. A lot of chocolate covered sprinkled with a few donut holes, or as I like to call them – little miracles. Hearing from other moms has been such so encouraging. That is the goal of this blog – to encourage other moms and give hope when things seem hopeless. I definitely don’t have it all together, and I have not had a lot of experience. I just know that we are all in this together and we are all trying our best. I would love to be able to encourage others who are on this motherhood journey as well.
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9