“It seems like 2017 is the year to get pregnant. A huge congratulations to my two former costars Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port, who are both expecting,” began Montag Pratt, 30.
“I think pregnancy and children are one of the biggest blessings that God gives us in our life. So congratulations! You are both going to be amazing moms.”
Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter.
“I have been planning for my own family and I am very excited for them, and it stirs up excitement with what’s going to be coming up in my life hopefully soon too,” she says. “And I think, on that note, it’s important to not compare [your life] to other people’s.”
“Obviously I have been wanting children and I’m excited for it, but it hasn’t been the right timing for me. So I think in life it’s important for us to pray and prioritize God’s timing in our lives and not compare [our life] to other people’s,” Montag Pratt continues. “Because we’re all different and we all have different things going on.”
RELATED VIDEO: How Well Do Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Know Each Other?
The hopeful mom notes that she’s excited it hasn’t happened for her yet because she knows there is a purpose for her specific path, and is optimistic about the new year.
“It is easy for us to have resolutions and to want to be different people … [but] when that doesn’t happen, we easily get discouraged,” she explains. “I think it’s important for us to continue to move forward and to forgive ourselves … and to keep those goals that we set.”