Pregnancy

Pregnancy Superfoods for You and Baby!

Pregnancy Superfoods for You and Baby!

Yay! You're expecting, and now you need to know the best ways to get optimal nutrition in for you and your new little baby. Between cravings and food aversions, finding nutritional food that sounds good, can be quite the feat. However, these delicious pregnancy...

Adorable Baby Boy Name Combinations That You’ll Love

Adorable Baby Boy Name Combinations That You’ll Love

When you find out you are pregnant, all sorts of exciting things start to occupy your thoughts! Like, gender reveals, creating your registry, and yes, picking your little one's name. If you are searching for adorable baby boy name combinations, you are in the right...

Adorable Baby Girl Name Combinations: First and Middle Names

Adorable Baby Girl Name Combinations: First and Middle Names

You're having a baby girl. That is so exciting. We were so excited when we found out we were expecting a little girl. Having only brothers, I could not wait for dresses, pink, and bows...all the bows. One of the most exciting moments of expecting a little one is...

Must-Dos to Save Money for Baby While Pregnant

Must-Dos to Save Money for Baby While Pregnant

So many things go through your mind when you find out you are expecting! Every mama has loads of thoughts, joys, and concerns on her mind daily. In addition to the "are we ready," and "will I be a good mom?" More practical questions like "how much will this baby cost...

10 Creative Ways to Document Your Pregnancy

10 Creative Ways to Document Your Pregnancy

You're expecting and now you want to some creative ways to document your pregnancy. Pregnancy is so amazing. Just to sit back and watch your body change and grow another human being is so breathtaking. To capture this momentous time in your life, I am sure you will...

15 Mother’s Day Gifts for Expectant Mothers

15 Mother’s Day Gifts for Expectant Mothers

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and let's be honest sometimes mom's to-be, get forgotten in all the hullabaloo. Well, not this year! Mother's Day is such a special day to be cherished and the expectant mama in your life deserves to celebrate her first Mother's Day...

How to Use a Birthing Ball: Naturally Induce Labor

How to Use a Birthing Ball: Naturally Induce Labor

If you are wanting to achieve a natural pregnancy and labor, you are going to want to learn how to use a birthing ball. These really are an amazing tool for you to take advantage of throughout pregnancy and as you get closer to delivery. The closer you are to 40...

Natural Pregnancy Constipation Remedies: 9 Fool-Proof Tips

Natural Pregnancy Constipation Remedies: 9 Fool-Proof Tips

Pregnancy constipation is definitely an unwanted "side-effect" of carrying our little ones for nine months. It can get really bad and cause some serious discomfort if you aren't careful. If you are struggling with constipation in pregnancy, try these natural pregnancy...

My Top 12 Essentials for a Natural Healthy Pregnancy

My Top 12 Essentials for a Natural Healthy Pregnancy

My second pregnancy was SO much better than my first...let me tell you. After surviving through my first pregnancy, I finally did some research, invested in the right tools, and found out the essentials I needed for a natural, healthy pregnancy and birth. If you are...

The Stages of Pregnancy: Solidarity + Humor

The Stages of Pregnancy: Solidarity + Humor

It can be hard to navigate the stages of pregnancy. Each trimester brings many new thoughts, feelings, concerns, joy, and weirdness we've never experienced before.  Many women ask, "what are the stages of pregnancy?" So, here is your road map. And, a solidarity train...

10 Secrets to Preparing for a Natural Birth

10 Secrets to Preparing for a Natural Birth

After lots of research, reading natural birth stories, and coming to understand the birth process more, I have put these top tips together. Here are 10 secrets I want to share with all the mamas out there preparing for a natural birth themselves.

How to Find the Best Diaper for Baby

How to Find the Best Diaper for Baby

Ever wonder how to find the best diaper for baby? I know I did when I found out I was pregnant with my first! Searching high and low for reviews, I found lots of info but moms were on every side of the spectrum. This mama thought this was the best diaper for baby,...

Doula for Birth: Why You NEED One

Doula for Birth: Why You NEED One

Maybe you have never considered having a doula for birth before. I know I hadn't until my first labor and delivery went nothing as I had planned. I went into my first labor knowing it would be difficult but still hoping I could enjoy the memory of bringing my baby...

Avila: My Natural Birth Story

Avila: My Natural Birth Story

Mamas, Avila is my second baby and I want to start this post off by saying natural birth is possible! This is my natural birth story. My first labor was a 41 week, 25-hour induction with Pitocin, epidural- the whole shebang. Everything that I did differently with this...

Preparing for Labor: Mentally and Physically

Preparing for Labor: Mentally and Physically

Congrats on the baby, mama! Being a mom is literally the best thing ever. Along with the stroller, car seat, crib, and adorable baby clothes comes the also necessary reality of preparing for labor-mentally and physically. While everyone knows they will...

Easy DIY Postpartum Padsicles

Easy DIY Postpartum Padsicles

  One of the things I do during the last few weeks before my due date is make these super easy DIY postpartum padsicles (frozen pads). I tried them in the hospital first and after the nurse brought me my first one, I was IN. LOVE. Every woman's postpartum period...

Ultimate To-do List Before Baby Comes: 3rd Trimester

Ultimate To-do List Before Baby Comes: 3rd Trimester

Once you bring your newborn home, your weekly to-do lists are no longer able to rule your life. There is nothing like coming home and already feeling behind! I take care of these things before baby comes, in order for me to not be stressed when I come home from the...

What’s in my Hospital Bag- Second Time Around

What’s in my Hospital Bag- Second Time Around

Towards the end of pregnancy, I always get excited when its time to pack the hospital bag. It's like packing your suitcase when you're going on vacation- it means you're so close! I am almost 36 weeks pregnant this week and realized its a good time to pack. I...

Elijah – A Birth Story

Elijah – A Birth Story

Awaiting the arrival of Elijah seemed to consume all my thoughts during the last three months of pregnancy. As all us moms know, we never forget our precious delivery day when we meet our little ones for the first time. This is Elijah's birth story. First off, my...

Our CRAZY Tannerite Gender Reveal

Our CRAZY Tannerite Gender Reveal

I know gender reveals are a newer idea...our parents were lucky to know if it was a boy or girl before delivery! When my husband and I were pregnant with our first we wanted to do some kind of gender reveal for our families. To us, it seemed like a good excuse to...

Healthy Pregnancy Breakfast Smoothie

Healthy Pregnancy Breakfast Smoothie

      This healthy pregnancy breakfast smoothie is loaded with protein, healthy fats, healing supplements and more! It's an amazing addition to your morning routine even after you've had your baby.      This post contains affiliate links, see...

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