Here we are just a couple of hours away from saying goodbye to 2017 and ringing in the new year. I’ve seen a lot of friends post about their “word” for 2018, so I’m jumping on the bandwagon. In the past I’ve tried to make and stick to New Year’s resolutions, you know the “I’m…
My pursuit of a perfect body has been more like a journey of unrealistic expectations. I’ve struggled for as long as I can remember with self-image and my assumptions of how I feel others see me. Growing up, I was bullied over my weight and let’s just be honest…I wasn’t the skinniest kid on the…
2017 was a year of answered prayers. Willow Rose is such a blessing and we have treasured celebrating this Christmas season with her and our loved ones. From our family to yours, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Love, Ryan, Brittany, Willow, Runner & Rook Photos by The Malicotes
Earlier this week I was in our back yard cleaning up after our dogs when I noticed under a pile of leaves a long string attached to an old, deflated balloon. The moment I saw it, a flood of emotions hit me and my eyes welled up with tears. It just so happens that balloon had…
Adulting is hard. Parenting is harder. One of the biggest challenges we’ve faced as new parents has been finding a way to balance all the things that are important to us, and one of those things we love to do together is travel.
Traveling with a baby wasn’t nearly as complicated as we thought it would be. In our experience, getting through security and boarding the plane were surprisingly a breeze. Here are some tips and takeaways from our recent flying experiences.
Besides being a daughter of Christ and the wife to my amazing husband, motherhood has been the most profound yet hardest calling of my life.
Brittany turned to me as we left the restaurant today and said, “Besides my birthday, Mother’s Day is my new favorite holiday.” I couldn’t agree more.
Willow will be one month old tomorrow, so we thought we would post a quick update on what we’ve been up to now that we’re a family of three and share some of our favorite photos from the first 30 days of her little life.