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Products that Make Having 2 Under 2 Easier

Products that Make Having 2 Under 2 Easier

We know that first time Mama’s basically learn one thing in the first year of motherhood: you’re clueless. It’s true. You don’t know what you don’t know, until you know it. Seriously. There were so many things that felt overwhelming and foreign to me as […]

When You Fail TOLAC:  Accepting Your C-Section

When You Fail TOLAC: Accepting Your C-Section

Sloane is perfect. She has ten fingers and ten toes. She doesn’t have any health issues or concerns. She was born at exactly 41 weeks, at a 7lbs 13oz, 21 inches long, pink and with a loud cry.  But when I look at her tears […]

To VBAC or Not to VBAC?

To VBAC or Not to VBAC?

Are you planning on a TOLAC? Get the scoop on my personal experience of finding a doctor who would support me, and how it’s been going so far. Baby N #2 is due July 16. We are expecting our second baby in July. While I […]

NATURAL PRODUCT PICKS

NATURAL PRODUCT PICKS

Since having Tess, all things natural and non-chemical have been a focus of mine and Jared’s. It’s not that we are completely against every product we’ve ever used — I mean, I still highlight my hair..with bleach so…there are things I won’t give up. BUT […]

TRUST YOUR MOM GUT

TRUST YOUR MOM GUT

When you’re a new mama, there are lots of people who are going to give you advice. This is great…and terrible. But you won’t really understand until you experience it yourself. You’ll get conflicting information, get irrelevant advice, hear from people whom you barely know, […]

5 PERFECT THINGS TO SAY TO A NEW MAMA

5 PERFECT THINGS TO SAY TO A NEW MAMA

New moms are a delicate breed. I’m not saying they can’t be incredibly tough – because they are. Especially when it comes to protecting and fighting for their babies, don’t cross them. But, new mamas are also emotionally wrecked, physically drained, mentally exhausted and (typically) […]

HOW TO: BE THE ONLY ONE WITH A BABY

HOW TO: BE THE ONLY ONE WITH A BABY

Sometimes it is so unbelievably hard. Sometimes you feel like it’s overkill. Sometimes you hear yourself and think “Oh my word, these people have to think I’m ridiculous.” But being the only one with a baby is not easy. When none of your friends have […]

7 NURSING MAMA MUST-HAVES

7 NURSING MAMA MUST-HAVES

Breastfeeding is an amazing experience, full of highs and lows. You can read my post The Truth About Breastfeeding, where I touch on my experience with breastfeeding. But when you are a new mom and you’re learning anything to make it easier helps. I mean, […]

TESS’S BIRTH STORY: AN UNPLANNED C-SECTION

TESS’S BIRTH STORY: AN UNPLANNED C-SECTION

Just to preface – this is detaaaaailed. I wanted to cover everything for both you all and myself — you never want to forget the details of your child’s birth! From 37.5 weeks on, I remember waking up every single day and thinking ‘Today is […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT BREASTFEEDING

THE TRUTH ABOUT BREASTFEEDING

I apologize because this post bounces all over the place a bit – I just wanted to make sure I covered the spectrum of my experience! It’s a bit windy too, so hang in there and hopefully you’ll get some tips, or at the very […]