Category Archives: pregnancy

Must Have Gifts for the New Mom

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to get for a new mom. To help you, I’ve made a list of my favorite things as a new mom! Get to shopping, the holidays are right around the corner! Here we go… … Continue reading

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before & after pregnancy gif

I attempted doing a before and after photo with my first child, Liam, but didn’t get the before shot positioned correctly to accommodate the baby in the after shot. However, with Hayden this time around, I learned that the before … Continue reading

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5 Must Haves for the Perfect Nursery

Of course, there’s the typical nursery essentials of having a crib, changing table and glider chair, but having set up our second nursery, I’ve decided there are 5 must haves for the perfect nursery. This list is both minimal and … Continue reading

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40 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 40 weeks Total weight gain: 18.5 pounds Maternity clothes? For sure. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: I’ve been a nervous wreck, so sleep hasn’t been good. I’ve also had menstrual cramps for the past 3 nights from 2am-6am, causing it to … Continue reading

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the night before an induction

T-minus 12 hours until I am scheduled to go into the hospital to be induced with my second child. My emotions are overflowing and I don’t know where to start. The realities that this could always be my last pregnancy … Continue reading

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my favorite pregnancy things

I have had very little time to think about pregnancy this time around with the new house, chasing a toddler around, work and life. All I need were the essentials to make life easier and more comfortable. Here’s my list … Continue reading

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baby sprinkle

With the arrival of baby #2 coming soon, a traditional baby shower wasn’t necessary. I have most everything I need from when Liam was a baby. I just registered for a few things like warm infant clothes (baby #2 is coming in … Continue reading

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39 weeks with baby #2

To recap, I had an ultrasound on Tuesday to get an estimate on the baby’s weight. The ultrasound tech estimated a 7.1 pound baby, but there’s a 1 pound error, making it possible that the baby was measuring around 8 … Continue reading

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38 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 38 weeks Total weight gain: 17 pounds Maternity clothes? Why, of course. Stretch marks? Hardly any. Sleep: This week’s been a little more challenging. Liam hasn’t been sleeping well and I wake up every time I hear him.  Best moment this … Continue reading

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37 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 37 weeks Total weight gain: 16 pounds…weird, even with the ice cream and brownies I lost a pound. Maternity clothes? Yes, and I refuse to purchase any more winter maternity clothes since we’re so close to the due date…so I’m … Continue reading

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