Mom Guilt: Leaving Your Baby at Daycare

Hi everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted because going back to work has kept me busier than I thought. Since being back at work this subject has been heavy on my mind. Why is it that we as mothers are made to feel guilty for going back to work and “missing out” on precious […]

The Essential Hospital Bag Checklist

When I was about 8 weeks away from having my son, I was so excited that I already had my hospital bag packed and ready to go. Well, two hospital bags… I ended up WAY overpacking (like I always do) so I have now narrowed down my list to things that were actually useful. Looking […]

Managing a Daily Workout with an Infant — How I Lost 13 lbs Doing This

In an absolute perfect world, my son would take a glorious two-hour nap while I squeeze in cardio and a full-body workout before making myself the perfect healthy meal. In reality — I am exhausted from being up 2-3 times a night, need two cups of coffee to start my day, eat a quick “breakfast,” […]

My Experience with Postpartum Anxiety

Postpartum anxiety. That part that no one talks about. Let. me. tell. you. It is NO JOKE. I wanted to share my experience to not only let others know that you’re not alone, but also to list a couple of things that have helped me cope. I want to start by saying don’t be afraid […]


First of all, if you’re reading this, THANK YOU. Who knew putting a blog together could be so much hard work? My name is Haley Thomas and I am an Oklahoma gal currently slumming it in Jacksonville, North Carolina with my husband, son, and two crazy huskies. Let me start by telling you how I […]

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