Eeeeek. Can y’all believe it’s almost December?! Anyone who knows me knows that is my absolute favorite time of year. I get a little Christmas obsessed. 😉 Anyways, I know so many people that are pregnant, have recently had babies or have little ones under a year old, so I’ve whipped up the ultimate new mother’s wish list gift guide featuring The Baby Cubby. [Read more…]
I think any mom (especially boy moms) can relate to needing clothes that are both practical and fashionable. I need clothes that I can chase tiny, adventurous kiddos in, but I also like to feel good about myself! It’s important to have staples in my closet that I know I’ll have for a long time and that can be multi-functional.
Well, besides my wedding ring, I have found my favorite piece of jewelry ever. How gorgeous is this pendant from Life’s Journey Jewelry Creations? They create handmade keepsake jewelry using materials such as breastmilk, ashes, umbilical cords, hair, sand, flowers, etc. You may think it’s just a pretty, sparkly necklace, but it’s so much more than that! [Read more…]
This is a long story… Over 41 weeks to be exact, but who’s counting, right? I’ll skip the morning sickness, headaches, cramps, sciatica, heartburn etc. and skip to when I was about 37 weeks pregnant. I’ll also leave out the countless hours I spent walking on a treadmill during my final weeks.
At this point Eli was face up, twisted, my cervix was WAY off to the left side, I was dilating some and “prodromal labor” started. I was no longer having braxton hicks, these were REAL contractions that continued from this point until I went into active labor at 41 weeks + 1 day. [Read more…]