1 year in the Burgh

I can't believe it! It's been one year since the Builes clan left South Florida and blessed Pittsburgh with their presence haha! Here are some of the things we've learned and experienced along the way: People here are very nice! At the beginning when strangers would smile, say hello, and even start a conversation Dre… Continue reading 1 year in the Burgh


A Grateful 2017

Here are 17 things that I'm most grateful for so far in 2017 (in no particular order): 1. Having experienced different seasons of the weather. 2. The moment I found out I had not caught my kid's stomach bug, but was actually pregnant with my 3rd child. 3. My 3 children. 4. My VBAC. 5.… Continue reading A Grateful 2017


Beautiful Chaos

It’s been 3 weeks since the birth of our 3rd baby and as the lack of sleep slowly catches up to me I started thinking early this morning of everything that has been a chaotic and total mess (per my standards) You see I thrive off of 3 things: 1. Routine 2. Structure 3. Organization… Continue reading Beautiful Chaos

The Word · Time, Talent, Treasure

Serving the Homeless

Since I can remember I've had a soft spot in my heart for the homeless. I've given them money and food without hesitation or judgement. I guess I've always been able to understand that because I don't know the circumstances and/or decisions that led them to where they are my only concern is to bring… Continue reading Serving the Homeless

Parenting · The Word

Your Kid’s God Given Gift

As of recent my oldest has gotten into 3 of the coolest conversations with some of the employees at our local Trader Joe's. He's talked to them about tornadoes, sharks, and conserving honey bees. I've stood there each and every time amazed at just how much he knows and how confident he is in that.… Continue reading Your Kid’s God Given Gift


My New Role as a Mom

It was almost 3pm while I was driving home pregnant and with both kids in the backseat when it occurred to me (other than how tired I was) how much more I do with them in tow ever since I moved out of state - where I didn't know a soul and only recently am… Continue reading My New Role as a Mom

Mom of 3 · The Word

My Almost VBAC Journey

I should have known it was going to be an uphill battle when a pro natural birth, pro VBAC, pro woman's body, and highly recommended midwifery here in the area told me they do not allow a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After C-Section) if the woman has had more than 1 c-section. You guessed it, I've… Continue reading My Almost VBAC Journey