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hospital bag checklist

July 5, 2018
hospital bag

This post is sponsored by Degree Women but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.One question that never goes away in the mom community is “What do I need to pack in my hospital bag?” Well, today I’m sharing a free printable to help you tackle packing your hospital bags! (Scroll to the bottom to save the free checklist printable.) toiletries: deodorant: One thing that was…

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Maternity Pictures

March 9, 2017
Floral Maxi Maternity Photo

Some links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. You guys. It’s March! … and that means it’s baby month. I am SO in love with our maternity pictures. We got so, so, so lucky with the weather that day. Who knew we would be blessed with a 70° day, in February,…


14 Week Bumpdate: Baby No. 2

September 29, 2016
14 Weeks Pregnant Chalkboard Picture

How far along:  14 Weeks Total weight gain: Scale says 0. My pants lead me to believe that’s a lie. Stretch marks: Nope. I did have a scare one afternoon, so now I’m slathering on my Belly Balm every morning! Movement: Yes! I have been feeling little flutters for the past two weeks. Baby was SUPER active in our ultrasound last week, so I’m not surprised. Mood: Overall, very happy and excited. But, also…

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Hey, baby! Blaire is going to be a big sis!

September 3, 2016
pregnancy announcement with toddler

I am so, so excited to finally share our exciting news! We are expecting baby no. 2! We are so excited/happy/nervous for Blaire to become a big sister. She talks about the baby every day… including telling us that the baby in her belly is making her tummy hurt. (Maybe I shouldn’t have tried to explain my “morning” sickness to her?! lol.) We have been praying for baby 2…


3 Ways Motherhood has Made Me a Better Person

February 16, 2016

Never in a million years did I think being a mom could redefine who I was. Never would I forget what my pre-mommy life was like. Yes, being a mom means I means I have to put someone else’s needs before your own. Yes, being a mom means I’m busier, more tired and more stressed than I have ever been in my life. But I’m also happier and more content than…