It has been one year since I moved back to Texas. A lot has happened since then, but I’ve remained quiet through the chaos. After nine years of marriage, Daniel and I have decided to go our separate ways. I’m not sure if I wasn’t comfortable writing about it, or if I just […]


Autumn has been full of changes. For the first time I was able to watch the trees change from green, giant beasts to frail, fragile beings with specks of yellow and orange and red. I feel so lucky to have experienced this season for the first time. It was one of […]

He’s Here!

In case you’re wondering why things are a little slow around here… Damian Julio Castillo was born April 24, 2014 at 5:43 am via all natural delivery. He was 7lbs 15oz and 20.5 inches. I’ll be flooding this blog with pictures and the birth story soon, but for now I’ll […]

Here we go again…

Exciting news! We’ll be welcoming baby #2 on or around April 26, 2014 (the day before my birthday), which makes me just over 4 weeks pregnant. I went back and forth about announcing this early. It seems like every baby book and website insists that you wait until 12 weeks […]