What To Expect: The 1st Trimester

YAY! You are pregnant! Whether you have been planning this for years or it was the shock of a lifetime, here you are. Congratulations, mama. You have so much to look forward to. But the truth is, those first three months can be really REALLY hard. In my experience, the first three months of pregnancy … Continue reading What To Expect: The 1st Trimester

Conception, Implantation, Missed Periods and everything in between….

As long as I've been married, I was under the impression that immediately upon conception you could have pregnancy symptoms. After having a kid, and lots of google "research", I've learned several things that might be helpful to you if you are in that horrendous 2-week wait! You cannot have pregnancy symptoms until the fertilized … Continue reading Conception, Implantation, Missed Periods and everything in between….

30 Days To A Clutter-Free Home w/ printable checklists

Keeping things organized can be tough. With so much extra stuff, we have houses overflowing with items that we don't need. In fact, we have so much stuff... that we have to buy stuff to store our stuff! I don't know about you, but that really bothers me. Nothing makes me feel better than throwing … Continue reading 30 Days To A Clutter-Free Home w/ printable checklists

Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

If you've never done it before, breastfeeding is a whole new world. Words like latch, colostrum, engorgement, foremilk and hindmilk, letdown, mastitis, clogged ducts, and thrush can really get your mind spinning. I really thought I would never get there. But I had more confidence in breastfeeding than pumping. For some reason, the thought of … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About The World Of Pumping

A to Z guide: How To Thrive Through The Worst Pregnancy Symptoms

If you're pregnant, you probably already know that there are so many lovely side effects of growing a human being inside of your body. Some are cute, like little kicks in your ribs. Some...like vomiting every meal straight back into the toilet...well, not so much. But, alas, there is hope. You can enjoy pregnancy! While some … Continue reading A to Z guide: How To Thrive Through The Worst Pregnancy Symptoms

25 Ways To Know Your Marriage Will Last Forever

40-50% of first marriages end in divorce. That seems like an awfully large percentage to me. My question is why?  What are we looking for in marriage as a culture that apparently isn't being satisfied? Why are our expectations not being met? First of all, I think our idea of love has been skewed. We are … Continue reading 25 Ways To Know Your Marriage Will Last Forever