Sometimes, You Have To Go With The Flow

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Sometimes, it just feels like your world collides with something and everything just kind of...stops. Last week, Lucy decided she was afraid of my laptop cord. So she pulled the whole charging port out of it. I thought, meh, no big deal. I figured ... [ Read More ]

The Third Trimester is Testing Me


Some days, I feel like the third trimester is a test of whether you're ready to be a mom to a newborn. First, you stop sleeping. As in, you find that you can no longer sleep for longer than two to three hour intervals at a time without waking up. ... [ Read More ]

Smooth the Transition from One to Two Babies

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"Mama, tha baby's hidin in your belly button!" Seriously, you guys. Is there anything better than the words that come out of a toddler's mouth? It's like, my favorite thing in the world. Tonight I was sitting on the couch doing puzzles with the ... [ Read More ]

29 Weeks Pregnant: Goodbye Breathing Room


It's that pregnancy moment of uncomfortable. You know the one - where you're sitting around and suddenly feel a random body part jammed up into your ribcage, rendering you barely able to breathe. And then you sit there in a haze of total ... [ Read More ]

Making Your Kids More Appreciative

This post brings up an important topic for our children and was submitted and sponsored on behalf of UnaKids, an international aid organization that helps children in war torn countries access educational tools and healthcare facilities. Only as ... [ Read More ]

Getting Past the Mom Guilt


A few months ago, at the end of the first trimester, I walked into my OB's office with zero expectations. I didn't know whether to laugh with joy that we had made it through the first three months of pregnancy, to cry that I still had six to go or to ... [ Read More ]

28 Weeks Pregnant: Getting Organized for Baby

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The second that the third trimester hits, you really start to feel like a house. My darling husband told me that I've really started to exhibit the pregnant lady waddle. Especially when I try to move quickly. He's a gem you guys. Since my short ... [ Read More ]