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I Scheduled My C-Section and I Don’t Feel A Tiny Bit Guilty About It

I just got off the phone with the nurse coordinating my scheduled C-section, which will happen at 39 weeks on the dot, and couldn’t be more excited. What!? Excited? Are you even allowed to say that about a C-section? Well, I am. Yes, you get to be excited and no one should tell you otherwise, […]

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For the Mamas Who Lost Their Babies: You are still a Mother

I wish when my husband and I got married 3 years ago, someone had told me that starting and growing a family can be an incredibly difficult and painful journey. Instead, I felt incredibly ill-prepared for the journey we embarked on last year. In July of 2013, we discovered, unexpectedly, that I was pregnant; although […]

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Making Fitness A Priority During Pregnancy

I don’t think any of us go into pregnancy wanting to let ourselves go. But we also don’t know how our body is going to respond to growing a human. Despite how active we are, some of us gain lots of weight, and some of us struggle to gain enough. Each of our bodies reacts […]

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Registry 101 and 14 Top Picks

Confession: I am a huge baby gear junkie. There, I said it, but I am not ashamed – it’s an addiction that is way too fun!  I have been dragging my husband to Babies ‘R Us for too long, far before we even had children.  I’ve always thought it was fun to look at baby stuff  (it’s […]

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