Author Archives: caroline

36 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 36 weeks Total weight gain: 17 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes, of course. Stretch marks? Minimal. Sleep: With the exception that I flip from one side to the other all night long because my hips hurt and my thighs fall asleep, I’m … Continue reading

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35 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 35 weeks Total weight gain: 14 pounds (gained two this week, thanks to the holidays…oops) Maternity clothes? Yes. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: With the holiday, baby sprinkle, new years, prepping for baby, finishing house projects and work projects and … Continue reading

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34 weeks with baby #2

I turned 34 weeks on Christmas Day! How far along? 34 weeks Total weight gain: 12 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes. Stretch marks? Minor ones, mainly from my last pregnancy. Sleep: Didn’t get much sleep this week on account of the holiday prep.   Best moment … Continue reading

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a formula history lesson

It’s a history lesson on the heritage of Similac! I’m honored to be a Similac Strong Moms Ambassador, a sponsored blog partner, this year. I’m not much of a history buff, but when it comes to knowing where your baby’s food … Continue reading

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33 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 33 weeks Total weight gain: 11.5 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: I toss and turn a lot, mainly because my back hurts or the baby decides that’s the best time to do it’s exercises.   Best moment … Continue reading

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32 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 32 weeks Total weight gain: 11 pounds, baby! Maternity clothes? It’s all I wear. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: Blah, I’m having a harder time sleeping because of back pain.   Best moment this week: Spending time with my husband on … Continue reading

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31 weeks with baby #2

Better late than never, I turned 31 weeks last Thursday (December 4th) and was in a mad rush to get things done before our babymoon! Thankfully, we took photos on the day. How far along? 31 weeks Total weight gain: Stayed … Continue reading

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30 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 30 weeks Total weight gain: Four weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 9 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? Yes, and I need to go shopping for some … Continue reading

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the bump nest – a pregnancy pillow review

During my pregnancy with Liam, I slept with pillows all around me or with a simple straight body pillow I purchased from Target (neither of which were supportive enough for pregnancy). Since I know how precious sleep is any more, I … Continue reading

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29 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 29 weeks Total weight gain: Four weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 9 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? That and my husband’s t-shirts. Stretch marks? Just a small … Continue reading

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