I've officially made it past the 4th trimester with my second child. Before you think I can't count or wonder why you didn't hear about my gestational period on the news, the 4th trimester is the three months following the birth. It is a huge period of change for the baby, but also the mother… Continue reading Postpartum 101
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. For real, you're looking at the next two weekends if you're trying to get out of the house. If you read my goals for 2018, February is my month to plan a date. Since I was brainstorming anyway, I thought I would share some ideas with everyone else.… Continue reading 30 Date Ideas
Valentine's Day is less than two weeks away, so I'd thought I'd try an easy treat. Really though, these can be customized for any occasion. You can trade out the colors for your favorite team in the Super Bowl, or even go for a red, white, and blue for at least three holidays during… Continue reading Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels
I'm in my last week of maternity leave, but even when I do go back to work it's only two days. So for the most part, I'm a stay at home mom. I decided to write this post for a few reasons. Before I was a mom, I was guilty of wondering what they did… Continue reading Mom of 2: A Day in the Life
I had an OB appointment at 39 weeks and 4 days. I had been having some mild cramping the previous few days, but I was about 2 cm dilated and 30% effaced. That was progress from my appointment the week before, but it was still frustrating with my due date a few days away. This… Continue reading Ryan’s Birth Story
We're a few days into 2018. Did you have any resolutions? Are they already out the window? I'm still in the mental blur of maternity leave, where I don't quite remember what day it is even without the holidays. But I do know I need to take down my Christmas decorations and it's cold as… Continue reading Goals for 2018
We kicked off the year as we traditionally do with Pajama Brunch at Mon Ami Gabi! I hope everyone is enjoying time with their family and is ready for the new year!