I've contemplated for months now if I wanted to share this story. Ultimately I decided that I did because if hearing my birth story helps one woman to feel more comfortable with the whole giving birth process then its a win. If just one person has less anxiety about the fact that they are STILL pregnant or that things may not be going the way they had hoped, then I'm happy. I was able to feel … [Read more...] about Piper’s Birth Story Part 1
After 10 weeks of motherhood I’m realizing that I bought waaay to much shit. Seriously, we own half of Buy Buy Baby, its borderline ridiculous. But as a crazy hormonal pregnant woman I felt like I needed everything and I wanted to have everything bought and organized before the baby showed up (hello nesting instinct). Friends told me not to buy too many pacifiers, bottles, swaddlers, or things … [Read more...] about Products You’ll Love for your Newborn
For me, there is no greater experience than being a mom. Seriously, these past six weeks with Piper have been amazing, exhausting, but amazing. Its been a little bit of an experiment trying to figure out what works and what doesn't. You have to be able to go with the flow and improvise on the fly (quick: you're at the mall and your kid just shit all over themselves, what do you do!?). Since … [Read more...] about Blood, Fear, Sex… Is all of this really normal for being pregnant?
Tomorrow is my 30th birthday. I used to be scared of this birthday, I thought it would make me "old." But somewhere along the way I've found myself not dreading being 30, but embracing my age and being nothing but grateful for what life has brought my way thus far. I realized this last week when my husband kept asking me what I wanted for my birthday. In the past I've been pretty quick to … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Me – Why 30 is going to be the best year yet!