About Angela

Hey! My name is Angela and I have been married for 8 years to my high school sweetheart. We have an awesome baby boy and a 7-year-old Doberman. I am a stay-at-home wife and mother that is learning the ropes about all things parenting, homemaking and natural living. I hope to learn from experienced parents, inspire new parents and share my journey with all who come to read :-).
5 01, 2016

9 Simple Tips To Start The New Year Off Right

By | January 5th, 2016|Health 201, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 9 Simple Tips To Start The New Year Off Right

Everyone always talks about having balance in life, but what does that even mean? How can we achieve that in our busy, complex lives? Well, I'm no expert on the yin and yang of the best way for everyone to live, but I'll tell you what I did to get myself back on track.

3 11, 2015

Celebrating Halloween for the First Time in 18 Years

By | November 3rd, 2015|Family + Life, Random Life Stuff, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating Halloween for the First Time in 18 Years

October 31st. The dreaded day that broke my heart so many years ago. The day that I had one less parent to help guide me through this world. The day that I was no longer daddy's little girl. Alas, this day has crept upon me again. This time, though, for the first time in 18 years I did more than lay on my couch and cry.

20 07, 2013

My Natural Water Birth Story

By | July 20th, 2013|Birth + Newborns, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Natural Water Birth Story

The morning I went into labor was a regular morning. We got up, had breakfast and decided to drive out to his parents' house. Mister and his dad were grilling steaks while his mom and I were lounging by the hot tub. My father-in-law says, "she looks like she's gonna have that baby in about 7 hours!" We all laughed not knowing that it would be true.

5 01, 2013

My Experience With Extreme Morning Sickness

By | January 5th, 2013|Family + Life, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Experience With Extreme Morning Sickness

I had an illness called hypermesis gravidarum; extreme and persistent nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. My body was so achy and weak that I could barely...