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
Today's Guest Blog is from one of my favorites! Krissy Moore is an inspriation to all mama's out there. A personal trainer, stay at home mom to 3 beautiful babes, and a kick ass wife. Check out her full bio below. Pregnancy is such a wonderful, amazing, life changing experience. It's a time that most woman embrace their bodies and try to do what's right for themselves and their … [Read more...] about 6 Secrets to working out while pregnant PLUS a workout you can do TONIGHT!
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?
I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, this pregnancy is almost over!!!! I'm excited, and terrified, and excited. It sure doesn't seem like I've been pregnant for 9 months, I've learned so much a long the way. As I've been reflecting back through this pregnancy this week I've thought a lot about some of the products that I've found that have made pregnant life easier which prompted me … [Read more...] about 10 Pregnancy Must-Have Items
I got knocked up…. Its ok though I meant to so that makes it less scary right? Ummm not so much as it turns out. Don't get me wrong, pregnancy is an amazing experience and a complete and total miracle when you sit back and really think about all the things that have to happen to bring this little person from a ball of cells to living breathing tiny human. Its baffling, but its also completely … [Read more...] about 6 Things I was NOT expecting to happen to me during pregnancy