17 weeks

I haven't posted a blog since we announced our pregnancy 5 weeks ago! Can you believe that was already f i v e weeks ago?! This pregnancy is flying by so quickly and I'm just trying to soak up every last second that comes with each week. 17 weeks has brought some new things with [...]

Baby Padilla

I have waited my entire life to become a mom. If you've been following my blog, then you know that for some time now my husband and I have been trying to have our first baby. It's been a year of LOTS of tears, negative pregnancy tests, hormone therapy, and prayers. At the beginning of [...]

2017

I haven't posted for quite some time now and I have been so busy as this year comes to a close. But as I reflect on how quickly this year ended, I'm humbled by the moments that made it such a wonderful year. We began the year by welcoming my cute little niece, Ailish. I [...]

Nine

Nine months.  The amount of time it generally takes to incubate a child inside a woman's womb is the amount of time my husband and I have been trying to conceive a baby.  Nine months of negative pregnancy test results. I've taken about four tests each month so I've read roughly 36 negatives. That's actually [...]

No Filter 

I can tell that sometimes I make people uncomfortable. I think it's because I talk, a lot. And I talk a lot about my life and 90% of the time I don't leave a story or emotion untouched. But lately I've noticed that my heartbreak to get pregnant has made people uncomfortable. Like the fact [...]

Little Mama Lambert 

This is why you should follow my cousin Makayla's blog.  If you want pure, unedited, and wholesome mothering... she is the girl to learn from.  Today, she brought not one, but both (two) of her children to the coffee shop to meet me. She was running late, but I didn't care because she had her [...]