Are you sitting down, good. I have always kind of hated my birth story. I felt like my body betrayed me. I kept thinking "why"... Throughout my pregnancy I had only one birth plan in mind, I wanted a natural birth, no drugs, especially no epidural! At each check up appointment with my OBGYN, everything was … Continue reading My Labor/Delivery Story
Okay my sweets loving mamas, do I have some goodness to share. I stumbled upon Paleo Bakehouse as an Instagram ad (thank you!). I was instantly drawn by the words "gluten free". Yay, a gluten free monthly subscription of treats, um where do I sign up? Having celiacs disease has been a life changing journey … Continue reading Paleo Bakehouse
Mama don't fear-meal time tricks are here! Starting solids was...lets just say different. My babes HATED IT and I am sure I am not alone on this. He would gag and turn his head in refusal. It was quite hilarious but also very frustrating. Our doctor recommended to us that we should start with a … Continue reading Our food journey-starting solids
I know...diapers. Riveting, right? But hey, late night, early morning, mid-day, diaper changes are going to happen. It's something that all parents are familiar with. There is like a gazillion diaper brands on the market, but it's honestly trial and error when it comes to finding out what type or brand you like. Quantity and … Continue reading Let’s talk diapers!
Mama's (+ Dada's) this ones for you. Creating a baby registry was probably one of the most difficult things for me. There are soooooo many baby products on the market and it's really hard to focus on what's actually needed/helpful and what's just "cool". Especially trying to do all this while prego, forget about it! … Continue reading Baby products I wish I knew about sooner
Happy New Years lovelies! To sum up 2017 in a few short words is easy. But explaining how insanely difficult yet beautiful it has been, is much more hard. So I will say this... Being pregnant and becoming a mom, I am forever changed and better for it. And I am so, so dang grateful … Continue reading Happy New Year
'Tis the season, so let's all save some green together this Holiday. I have partnered up with some of my favorite brands to offer you discounts and freebies. I know first hand having a little babe isn't cheap, but that doesn't mean it still cant be fun and affordable! Here are my exclusive deals for you, … Continue reading Green Monday Deals
I remember when weekends meant sleeping in, enjoying that mid-morning cup of joe while relaxing with my feet up, but...my baby doesn't sleep! When baby doesn’t sleep, no one sleeps! Although, since I am exclusively breastfeeding and a stay-at-home mommy, I told my husband I would do ALL the late night feedings and diapers. Man … Continue reading My baby doesn’t sleep!
Motherhood, awe! The blood, tears and joy of my journey would not be the same without my nursing pillow. When Parker finally latched after what seemed like days of struggling, I couldn't stop my emotions. I can't believe he's doing it! I can't believe I'm doing it! It felt like the biggest miracle ever. This … Continue reading Dear Nursing Pillow
I love social media, it's a great tool for communication, I can definitely admit that. I love being able to stay in touch with friends and family and I also like when people "like" and comment on my posts. That being said, I didn't post a lot about being pregnant on Instagram or anywhere else. … Continue reading Why I dont post full frontal pictures of my child