• Stay at Home Mom Schedule

    I searched high and low for a stay at home mom schedule that seemed reasonable for me to follow when I took a leave of absence from medical school to focus on my health and a new baby. After doing…

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    My Birth Story – Baby Noah

    Here is my very honest birth story. It is not all rainbows and butterflies, but it did bring me the greatest joy in my life. I don’t know why it has taken me so long to write Noah’s birth story.…

  • Father's Day Gift Guide

    Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Dad

    Father’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re looking for gifts for the special dads in your life, check out this guide. I’ve got ideas for all kinds of dads: New Dads, Techy Dads, Fashion-Forward Dads, Outdoorsy Dads, Weekend…

  • ELEMIS Review: Is it Worth the Money?

    In this review, I will share my experience using each of these products, and let you know if each one is something I would personally spend my money on.

  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and this will actually be my first Mother’s Day as a mother. To celebrate mothers at all stages and ages, I have organized this Mother’s Day Gift Guide for easy shopping.

  • Third Trimester Update

    The third trimester did not go as expected, at all. I intended to write this post at around 36 weeks, but I never made it that far. Baby Noah was born at 34 weeks on November 1st after I went…

  • Celebrating Earth Day with Five Eco Friendly Products

    Here at Patience & Pearls, we are celebrating Earth Day with five eco friendly products that are easy options to introduce your household to a sustainable lifestyle. While we try to be very careful with certain things, like minimizing water…

  • Financial Struggles and Wins in 2020

    We had several financial struggles and wins in 2020, which was a rough year in several respects. The pandemic hit in January, and many of us were economically impacted by all of the subsequent lockdowns and restrictions.

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    Guide to Setting Effective Goals

    It is never too late to create goals, plans or intentions for the year ahead, or check in on the goals you made and assess where you are at. However, if you want to create effective goals, keep reading! I…

  • Christmas Cookie Recipe Round-Up

    The Christmas Cookie Recipe Round-Up is here! I have curated five highly-rated recipes from food bloggers around the internet to help inspire you to try a new Christmas Cookie recipe this holiday season.