September 26, 2018

Jacob Reve Hjelmeseth: His Birth Story

I think back to Jacob's birth on Friday, September 14, 2018 1:33 PM every day since. In a dramatic minute, my life was permanently changed and the events leading up to 1:33 PM become a distant afterthought to the whirlwind of change that happens after. But I find myself thinking back to his birth at least once a day, because I marvel at how this miracle came to be and I replay every minute of labor in my head to analyze how it was nothing more or less than God's hand bringing him to me in the most unexpected way.

September 9, 2018

Hospital Bag Checklist

I packed my hospital bag at 38 weeks, so now I'm just in the painstakingly slow waiting game. It was so helpful to ask friends and read a few blogs on what to pack in my hospital bag, so here I'm sharing the essentials I'm bringing with me for the hotly anticipated hospital stay.

September 2, 2018

Brand to Know: Manasi7

A new organic makeup brand that redefines luxury in the natural beauty industry through 7 principles.