Welcome to First Thyme Mom! 

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My husband and I are high school sweet hearts. So cliche, right?! We became engaged at 25 and were married by age 26. A lot happened in my 20's for me. I scooped up a couple Master's Degrees and made a few strategic career moves. Five years after we were married, we decided to start a family. 

First Thyme Mom

I started this blog when I was in fact, a First Time Mom. Our first born is a beautiful boy who has come into our lives and stolen our hearts. On my blog, I tell the tales of my experience with pregnancy and motherhood. I've detailed my experiences with mastitis, pregnancy edema, stretch marks, first birthday party planning, and most recently, building a new home while growing our family.  

Since starting First Thyme Mom, I have been lucky enough to become a second time mom to a sweet baby girl. When I was pregnant with my son, we knew that we were having a boy. With our daughter, we did not know she was a she until she was born. She was one of the sweetest surprises of our lives! I am sticking with First Thyme Mom as the name of my blog because I just cannot let it go. I had a lot of fun chronicling my pregnancy journey this time around, especially in the final weeks. Week 38 was my favorite


My family and I lived with my parents for 19 months while we built our new home. I have been going deep into this journey here on First Thyme Mom. It was quite the experience moving back in with my folks, one that landed me on the Ellen Show!

In addition to pregnancy and motherhood stories, I also love writing about home decor, easy recipes, fun activities that you can do with your kids, and some of the fab finds that I have come across. I've always have had a lot to say, so my blog is simply a natural extension of that trait that I have. I thank you again for reading, hope you enjoy!


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Above photo by Hello Peach Photography - Stop on by her page!

Advice for First Time Moms. There is so much information out there, but this site has the honest truth about pregnancy and parenthood.

Check out my past blog posts!

Pregnancy and Parenthood

New Home Design

Easy Recipes

First Thyme Fab Finds