I still feel like I am growing up little by little every day. My twenties were incredible. I fell in love, got married, got pregnant, bought a house, miscarried a baby, graduated college, got a big girl job, sold our house, got pregnant again, built a house, and had a son. Whew. When I type it all out, blessed doesn’t even describe the way I feel. However, with all of that comes so many lessons. Real, serious, life lessons. Here are a few things that my twenties taught me, realizations that will shape the way I enter my thirties.
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Date your spouse”
What does that mean? It means just what what you’re reading…go on a date with your spouse.
But wait…think about what happens when you go on a date. Are you actually “dating” your spouse?
I would have to say that the hardest I have ever rallied in my entire life was when I was almost 5 months pregnant and threw my best gal pal her Bachelorette party. It was exhausting and worth every freakin’ minute. She had an absolute blast and believe it or not so did I. Here are a few things I have learned over my many years of party planning!
I feel like when you are a new mom, I’m talking brand new mom going into bathing suit season…that sentiment is not going to make you feel any more like putting on a bikini, let’s be real. I mean yes, be proud of that body it did amazing things but I feel like there are already enough blog posts out there that go that direction. I am going to make this one about you, Mama Bear.
I wish I could say these are things I stopped and started doing a lot earlier than 27-years-old but timing is everything. Between the ages of 26 and 28, I did a lot of adulting, fast. Here are a few things I stopped and started doing once I hit 26.