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Pregnant And (Not So) Modest

I have been getting asked a lot this pregnancy (by friends who know me really well) “What changed?”. They ask this because for anyone who knows me, it’s downright weird to see so many revealing pictures of me on my social media. Before having…

November 29, 2016
Motherlucker Pregnancy

Last Few Weeks Of Pregnancy

Guys, when does it end??? Also, I’m not quite sure I’m ready for it to end. I can’t make up my mind: what do I want more? To get this ever-kicking child out of my stomach (and ribs) or to keep him in there…

November 22, 2016
Mom Advice Parenting Pregnancy

2nd Baby Guilt

When I first got pregnant, two of my dear friends were a few months ahead of me. As the pregnancies progressed, they began telling me that they were starting to feel guilty about these being the last months/weeks/days that their first born would be…

November 8, 2016

Meeting Dylan

The saying goes: “if I knew then what I know now….” When I think back to how grief-stricken I was after my son was born, it makes me ashamed! It makes my stomach physically ache. I was ignorant to what Down Syndrome meant. At…

October 10, 2016

Belly Touching Etiquette

Touching a pregnant belly is kind of like petting a stranger’s dog- you just don’t do it without asking. It can be lovely for all parties involved, or someone can end up getting their hand bitten. So what’s the deal with belly etiquette? To…

September 7, 2016

Maternity Clothes That Aren’t Maternity Clothes

Maternity clothes do a really wonderful job of covering your growing body, and reminding you (through bright color, patterns and terrible fits) that you are in fact growing faster than a teenage boy. Cool.. More expensive than college Ugly, no one wants to wear stripes,…

August 22, 2016

No One Tells You: Mixed Emotions On Being Pregnant

Finding out that you’re pregnant is emotional; now, that’s not saying what emotion that is! Whether the pregnancy was one you worked for, wanted, or a super surprise, there are still a whole bunch of things you’re going to feel. Some feelings you’re proud of,…

August 2, 2016

Things I Wish I Knew: Find Your Tribe

First thing to do when you get preggers or have a baby- find your parent tribe. Seriously, screw picking out a name or decorating the nursery, you need your peoples! I credit my mommy friends with the fact that I’m now a (mostly) functional…

July 26, 2016