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
My last post was in October with pumpkins and only one kid. I've been riding a bus ever since. The Struggle Bus. If you know me in real life or follow me on Instagram, you know that I in fact had my second child. I don't actually have the longest gestational period known to man.… Continue reading Struggle Bus
I had every intention of banking up some blog posts to release while having a newborn, but I'm still pregnant and already slowing down. John has gotten sick more in the past two weeks than he has in the past year. He got his first stomach bug, but luckily it just seemed to be 24 hours.… Continue reading Life Lately
The little dude turns 2 today! I know everyone says it, but two years just flew by. You can read more about his birth story here. Birth (October 2015): Six Months (April 2016): One Year (October 2016): Eighteen Months (April 2017): Two Years (October 2017): He's becoming a 2 year old for certain and developing… Continue reading John Turns 2!
I remember trying to find lists for hospital bags during my first pregnancy. I was trying to refresh my memory this time around, and I came across a post that literally had seven bags. Seven. I think most of us will be in a hospital close to civilization, so this is just crazy. Moms have… Continue reading Simple Hospital Bag