Category: Babies

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BLANQI Body Styler [giveaway]

It's not easy to get dressed during pregnancy - especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. There have been many-a-times that I've stood in front of the closet, analyzing my options for the perfect combination of attractiveness and comfort. My secret weapon for this pregnancy? The BLANQI Body Styler, an under-the-clothes garment with a killer […]

"Does breastfeeding hurt?" [the painful truth]

Most nursing sessions begin like this: I turn on music, clench my lips, gather my courage from way down deep, and muffle a scream as she latches. I breathe. My shoulders tense. Sometimes I cry, tears splashing down my chest. I ALWAYS pray - for mercy, for strength. Most of all - for healing of […]

Meet Audrey Jane

   Born on Friday, April 13 5:10pm 8 pounds 10 ounces 20.5 inches long We are at home - resting, grateful. More photos + a birth story soon.

Ladies In Waiting

We are all waiting. Holding our breath. The bag is in the car. The floors are mopped. The prayers go up.    40 weeks, 3 days today. I know, in my heart of hearts, that she'll be here right on time.

pregnancy update (any day now)

There are 14 days until my due date. Tick. Tick. Tock. The prospect of going into labor is always a little scary, but I'm trusting in God's strength and in my body's ability to do the work ahead. We'll be delivering at the local birth center, a place that brings me great peace. In other […]

"Less is More" Baby Registry Checklist [FREE printable]

We live in a consumer culture. Every day, the media whispers in our ears: buy-buy-buy. This message is particularly loud when a woman becomes pregnant. Retailers would have us believe that we need to spend big in order to successfully care for our babies. In fact, the opposite is true. I am pleased to offer you […]

3's a charm

19weeks pregnant. We're having a third baby girl... and she will undoubtedly charm us all.

Best Products for the 1st Trimester

As you know, my 1st trimester was...rough. Needless to say, I didn't use many products in the first trimester - but these four did help me make it through. ComforPedic Harmony Plush mattress by Simmons. It's a well-known fact that pregnant women often have trouble sleeping - even in the 1st trimester. I am no […]

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