If you’re expecting a baby soon, you know that a lot of the focus has been on the baby and you as the mama. Things like planning for birth, setting up the nursery, going to baby showers, etc. This can sometimes overwhelm dad. To make him feel special and ready for the birth, make him… Read More
Dear baby girl, Where do I start? All week long I’ve been having false labor pains, and I go to bed each night hoping that night or the next day is when I’ll finally get to meet you earthside. Your dad and I can’t stop thinking about you. About what (or should I say who)… Read More
I had the cutest woodland themed baby shower for my little girl last weekend, and I thought it would be fun to share some details! My mom and little sister did most of the work, but I helped with the decor… I couldn’t help myself! It was all DIY, and so much fun and easy… Read More
It’s a dilemma all of us pregnant women face: What kind of maternity jeans to get? Two Types of Maternity Jeans The two main maternity jeans types are ones with a crossover (or what I like to call “over the belly/bump”) panel, or ones with insert/side panels. To me, they both have their benefits. However,… Read More
The 3rd trimester of pregnancy is when things get uncomfortable, as your body is nearing its limits for how much growing and stretching it can do. It’s so amazing, isn’t it? Despite all my 3rd trimester aches and pains (and the raging hormones, I might add) I’ve been shocked at what my body can do.… Read More
Birth can be nerve-racking, and what better way to relax while giving birth than to have a birth playlist of special songs playing in the background? Why a birth playlist? I’m having a home birth, so it’ll be no problem to play music. But if you’re not, I highly suggest checking to see if your… Read More
Being pregnant, it can be so hard to find good maternity clothes. You want to find items that will work for you for the majority of your pregnancy, especially for when you reach your third trimester and NOTHING fits. I found this stretchy maternity dress from Target and it is my favorite maternity clothes item… Read More
The first trimester of pregnancy can be such a doozy, complete with morning sickness and tons of hormone changes. So here are some first trimester essentials and must-haves that helped me through mine!
Pregnancy is changing me. Not just my body — but my mind and spirit, too.
We got the best Christmas of our lives on Christmas Eve during our gender reveal.