{happy 1 year}

I cannot even believe it, my friends! I have made it to a year of blogging! This is a reason to celebrate! Never in my wildest imagination would I ever have predicted all the amazing things that have come from writing down my experiences as a mom. First, there is all of you! My faithful [...]

{summer style}

I don't know about you, but I love outfitting for the summer! Bright colors, shorts, tanks, and my favorite pair of Birkenstocks. I don't thrive in the heat but I have found with layering with just the right items, I can be cute and comfortable. Laying where I live is key to enjoying the summer. [...]

{fashion fun}

{fashion fun}

I love a cute and comfortable outfit. Especially when it fits my mom lifestyle but makes me feel like I'm still put together! If you haven't shopped with Evy's Tree, do it! You will not be disappointed. I was chosen as an Evy's Tree enthusiast to share some sneak peaks of their latest item. The [...]

{new summer favorite}

{new summer favorite}

Friends! I want to share with you an amazing new piece from Evy's Tree! If you follow me on Instagram, you know how much I love Evy's Tree. They are a luxury hoodie company that sell the most beautiful and unique hoodies. Perfect for moms, throw one on over your jeans and tee and you [...]

{growth in the rain}

The house we live in has a beautiful backyard. Green blades of grass grow out of the earth filling most of the yard. Other plants line green perimeter. A brown fence encloses it, a shed houses some odds and ends. There is a patio where a picnic table made out of redwood sits, waiting for [...]

{community}

{community}

If you follow my Instagram account @mrs_t_park you know that I am currently working tirelessly to adjust Bernadette to our new CPAP machine. I'll write a separate post about that eventually but for now, the quick version is... Bernadette was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea not long ago. She is currently having 20 episodes an [...]

{the best advice}

{the best advice}

I was recently prompted by a fellow blogger to write about the best piece of advice I was given after hearing Bernadette's diagnosis of Down syndrome confirmed. I have given this question some thought and something quite simple came to my mind as I recalled those early days I was pondering her diagnosis and what [...]

{feeding tools}

{feeding tools}

If you read my feeding journey with Bernadette, you may be wondering what tools really helped both her and I to get her from being 100% tube fed to 100% fed by mouth. I want to share some of those things that worked for us. And also remind you that I am not a medical [...]

{feeding journey}

{feeding journey}

Ah, our feeding journey. Not an easy one I will tell you that. I haven't shared much of our feeding journey, triumphs and failures here on the blog. Mostly because this has been an ongoing struggle of ours, one that has made me in the past want to pull my hair out literally! In the [...]