And she is this week's Lovely Blogger.
Be sure to check out her blog, The Roland Family, here!!
1. When and Why did you start blogging?
I started blogging In June of 2008. I had found out I was pregnant in May and I wanted to a way to keep like a journal of my pregnancy and something to share with family and friends who didn't live around me so they could know what was going on. I didn't blog as much in 2008 as I would have liked, I guess it just took that long for me to get the hang of it and become a blogger addict!!
2.What is your love story with your hubby? How did you meet, when did you get engaged?
My Hubby and I met in October of 2005 in Lexington, Ky! My best friend (roomate) was dating a guy from Mt. Sterling and he had this friend who was in the Navy ( my hubby) that was coming home on leave and he wanted me to go to out with him so we could go on a double date. I wasn't into the whole idea at first, I had never dated anyone I didn't know beforehand and plus I knew nothing about him!!!! I said no at first and then my best friend met him and came back telling me I should go out on a date with him, that she just knew he was my type... plus she told me he was really hott..haha So I said yes. He came to my dorm room ( wow was he a hottie) and then we went to Jacobson park to haunted trail and to a late dinner at Denny's. For the 4 days that he was home we were inseparable. He then had to go back to San Diego and as much as I hated him being gone we did a whole lot of talking on the phone and we got to learn so much about each other. From then on it was US. We got engaged very shortly after only dating 6 months but we were together 2 1/2 years before we got married. He proposed to me on March 16th 2006 at the Natural Bridge. I had never been and I had always told him how I wanted to go so he took me and proposed to me right on top! We got married on January 19th, 2008!!!
3. What is your #1 must have couldn't live without baby item?
Fisher-Price Soothing Motions Glider!!!!! I used this up until Brody was about 6 months old! He loved to sleep in it. I would put him in it while I took a shower and sit him in the bathroom with me! He loved this more than his swing or bouncy seat!! This was a lifesaver for me!! It plays music and glides back and forth and from side to side. It is pretty big so they are not scrunched and it also has handles for easy transfer without waking! I loved it!!
4. What is your favorite Hobby?
I have lots of Hobby's or well just maybe things I like it do?
I love blogging!! Love love love it!!!
I love scrap booking, although I don't find much time for it and I'm not really that good!
I love shopping!! Love love love it!
I love spending time with my family and friends!!
I love yard saleing in the summer, so fun to see what you can find!!
I love to go tanning a salon and tanning by the pool in the summertime!
5. What is your daily schedule with your baby?
Wow this changes often from the days I go to school and the days I am home with him!
When I go to school
6:25-- Wake Brody up to get him ready, nurse him, spend time with him, and take him over to my mom's before I leave.
7:00-- I leave for school. I call and check on a few times to see how and what he has been doing.
4:00-- I get home go t my mom's to get Brody and visit for a few minutes. I then take him back home and nurse him and he is usually ready for a nap.
5:00-- Brody wakes up and we play together and he has a little snack.
6:00-- We eat supper and then Brody plays with his daddy while I clean up
7:00-8:30-- WE play, read books, get our bedtime bath, put on Pj's and go cuddle in the bed together ( he nurses here too)
Not in school
We don't have a strict schedule.
Between 7:00-8:00 Brody wakes up and wants to nurse and then he watcheds cartoons and eats breakfast.
10:00-- Morning Nap.. anywhere from a half hour to 2 hours.
11:00-- Play Play Play.. get a bath and get dressed for the day.
12:00-- Lunch and Play a little!
1:00-- Nurse a little and then take a small short nap.
1:30-- We spend the rest of our day playing or going places!
4:00-- He sometimes wants a nap here just depends.
7:00- 8:30-- Play, read books, bedtime bath, put on Pj's, cuddle in bed, and nurse!
There..that's a litle rough schedule to our days!!!
6. What is your #1 piece of advice for a new mama?
Enjoy every little moment!! Your baby will grow faster than you think!! You may be totally exhausted and wore out, but enjoy it. You will get rested or your body just gets used to it:) There is nothing better than Being a mom!!!
7. If you could give your baby one piece of advice to remember forever, what would it be?
I would tell him to Always treat others the way he would want to be treated in a good Christian like way. Be Godly to others. Always be hands to help and guide others. To always believe in God and to attend church and worship whenever the doors are open!
8. List your top 5 Blog reads!
9.Favortie store to buy baby clothes?
I love buying Brody clothes!! I love looking on ebay for boutique outfits that I like! I love Carter's. There clothes are so cute, soft, comfy, and and a very afforadble price. I love Oopise Daises in Mt. Sterling. I get his clothes anywhere really... if I like it I will get it. I likeOld Navy, Baby Gap, Carters, Wal-Mart, anywhere!! Also I lovegoing to a consignment sale they have in the Ashland area a few times a year.. next week is the spring&summer sale and I am hoping to find him some cute things!!
10. Favorite Bible Verse:
1 Corinthians 13 4-7
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.