Whether you're a first time mom or well seasoned, we all tend to buy up Target when a new baby is on the way. I've been there, done that. But when I became pregnant with my third child, I vowed to only personally buy and include on my baby registry what was absolutely necessary. There … Continue reading Newborn Item Must-Haves That Will Make Motherhood Easier
I know when I am full of sh*t. I know I can do better. I know what it will take to get where I desire to be. So, why am I not doing it? I make these excuses for myself thinking it will validate things. Some people may say I am being hard on myself, And others will remind me to give myself grace. But really, if you aren't making steps towards where you want to be, Then what are you doing??
Over and over again. That's how my days tend to feel. I do the same things day in and day out with a little bit of change in between. Yesterday, as I struggled to get many things done within a time period, I couldn't help but collapse in bed from exhaustion. I vented to my … Continue reading Stretched Thin
Real life. I have this habit of thinking life is only happening and meaningful when there is something spectacular going on or to look forward to. And to be quite honest, it has made me miss out on real life. I tend to think that if I'm doing the same things daily, my life is … Continue reading Real Life
"Your 1-hour glucose test results were elevated." Hearing those words from the nurse made me feel a bit defeated because I knew that meant I had to take the dreaded 3-hour test as soon as possible.
Old wives tales have been around for ages, and can be found online by doing a simple search. Throughout my investigation, I came across several tales; many of them hit the nail right on the head. Others were just down right ridiculous, to say so myself. I'm hoping my experience will either give you insight on the gender of your baby or debunk the old wives tales once and for all.
Reminiscing on the night I stayed up until 4am because I was suffering from the most terrible heartburn ever let me know I am definitely included in that 8. But no worries, after much research and experimenting, I have found a few things which has helped me prevent and relieve heartburn and indigestion naturally. And not to toot my own horn, but I haven't experienced any discomfort since that dreadful night weeks ago.
There were several times when I created an image of how I wanted him to be, and did everything in my power to put the picture together piece by piece. In my mind, I thought I was being a good wife as I stuffed my selfish attempts down his throat. I even believed doing so nominated me for the "Best Wife" award, hands down. Boy, was I so wrong.
Your ultimate goal when expecting is to have a healthy pregnancy. But to be one hundred percent honest, this is my first pregnancy where I've really sought out to have a healthy 9 months. With my previous pregnancies, I ate and drank like crap 24/7. And no, this isn't an exaggeration. I didn't move my … Continue reading 5 Easy Tips to Have a Fit Pregnancy Throughout All Trimesters
I hope this lack of morning sickness means I’m having a boy! When I was pregnant with both of my girls’, I threw up a lot. So keep your fingers crossed for me!