Guys. I bought a pregnancy pillow. It was easily the best purchase I have made so far this pregnancy. I have been sleeping really well and have been less sore in the mornings due to the increased support. My belly hasn’t grown too much yet- it is still a little bump. This is my first… Continue reading Pregnancy: Birthing Classes & Pregnancy Pillow
The weekend has arrived and been completed, folks! I had a very busy week and did not get this post out on Friday as originally planned, but here it is! This weekend, we drove down for a long overdue with some old friends a few hours south of here and were pretty excited to have… Continue reading Pregnancy: Why I Chose A Doula
Every week, every day of my life is filled with appointments, work, communications, school, house-work, etc. A couple of weeks ago on a Wednesday evening I found myself exhausted, on the couch and in tears because I just did not want to go anywhere. Our evenings are often filled with the climbing gym, seeing friends… Continue reading For Continued Patience
Two things have ramped up this second trimester: I am hungry ALL the time and I often don’t have the energy or patience when this happens to do anything about it. Leading, of course, to the hangriness. One thing I am actually doing differently now to alleviate this problem is my own version of meal-prepping.… Continue reading Meal Prepping!
Pregnancy is a beautiful experience and unlike anything I have ever done. I am clearly not an expert, as this is my first pregnancy, but this is what I have learned so far. Of course, talk to your doctor/midwife. Do your own research. Make your own informed decisions. What works for another mom-to-be does not… Continue reading Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Tips
It seems I did pretty well picking days for my blog topics! Thankfulness Thursday is here!!! The past week I have been thankful for: A patient and loving husband who supports me even when my pregnancy hormones are out. Of. control. A gas fireplace…because it is STILL 2 degrees outside!! Dog snuggles Essential Oil… Continue reading Back to School
Happy Friday! Don’t you just love the feeling of knowing a couple days of rest, relaxation and play are ahead? Sometimes, my Friday, doesn’t always fall on a Friday, but it has been more and more lately. I just love sleeping a little longer, enjoying a hot cup of coffee on a Saturday morning, reading… Continue reading Spoiler Alert!!