Baby RJ’s Birth Story

The instant of birth is exquisite. Pain and joy are one at this moment. Ever after, the dim recollection is so sweet that we speak to our children with a gratitude they never understand.       Madline Tiger Well, it has been an eventful week! I am currently typing this while holding my sleeping newborn and I […]

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|| Pregnancy Update ||

I am currently 24 weeks pregnant with baby boy #2. It is exciting but sometimes I forget I am expecting…that’s slowly starting to change though as I feel like his growth is kicking it into high gear and my bump is going to start to grow rapidly. This second pregnancy has been way different than […]

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Five things I did in pregnancy that I swear by!

As I fondly reflect on my pregnancy experience I find myself grateful for the knowledge that I acquired in the process! Over 13 months later and it still is so amazing to me! It is truly a special and magical time and I was fortunate to have had a wonderful experience. There are a few […]

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Guest Post: Calm Your Fear of Postpartum Anxiety

By: Kristy Rodriguez Postpartum Depression gets a lot of attention these days (which is great! Awareness is important), but did you know that postpartum anxiety can be just as disruptive? “Great,” I hear you say. “Another thing to worry about.” But pregnancy is a time of joy. Or at least it should be. It can […]

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Guest post: 5 random things to know about postpartum recovery

Guest post written by: Lacey Park  When people find out you’re pregnant they like to give you advice. Lots and lots and lots of well-intentioned, out of the blue, nobody asked you, advice. “Enjoy sleeping while you can.” “It’s probably a girl, I can tell because you <insert slightly offensive comment about your body or […]

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My Top 10 Newborn Essentials

So, this blog is becoming more and more a baby blog but, that’s my life right now. Before having baby I was always wondering, what is he actually going to need? There were a lot of items I wanted and obviously such cute clothes but I always wondered what would I would need exactly. Three […]

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Little Gabe’s Birth Story

“There is a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” ~ Laura Stavoe Harm My baby’s birth story was quite uneventful but was simply everything I could have hoped for. I would do it all again in a heart beat and I hope my story can […]

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Bump Day: 7 weeks to go and nursery pictures!

Happy Bump Day! There are only about seven weeks left until my actual due date. I am getting so excited and a little bit nervous. I think we have everything all ready, except I need to pack my hospital bag… There is so much to think about but in all reality everything will come together, […]

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Bump day post: why I am choosing to have a doula

This blog post will focus on my reasons for choosing a doula – prior to delivery. I wanted to write this ahead of time as I am a first-time mom and I don’t entirely know what to expect, or know at all. I wanted to document this now and then compare these reasons to my […]

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Bump Day Inspirations

I am new to this whole pregnancy thing but I have joined some pregnancy and mom’s groups that are really informative and the community helps to let me know that what I am experiencing is normal. The ability to speak freely with other pregnant women and mothers  can help to quell fears or just provide […]

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