punta cana – destination wedding

we returned last week from vacation #2 without penny. our friends, mayra and evan, held their wedding in punta cana and, of course, we had to go! dennis and i were much less worried about penny this time around due to the success of the vegas trip.. mil reassured us with lots of photos and updates… Continue reading punta cana – destination wedding

postpartum depression

the first month of penny's life was basically hell on earth. it's quite harsh to word it like this but i don't want to sugarcoat what i had endured during that time. even though i was told by multiple lactation consultants that penny had a great latch, breastfeeding was incredibly painful. despite this, i kept on… Continue reading postpartum depression

happy new year!

2 0 1 6. a whole new year with penny. she's growing up so, so quickly. her first birthday is in 4 months! what?!? :O the overzealous mom that i am, i started a pinterest board for her birthday when she was 3 months old adding ideas here and there... but now i really have to… Continue reading happy new year!