Month: August 2018

Pregnancy: Holding My Breath Until The Second Trimester

Pregnancy: Holding My Breath Until The Second Trimester

Pregnancy = Emotional Rollercoaster Before I was pregnant, I had no idea what an emotional rollercoaster pregnancy was going to be. One of the hardest struggles for me was making it through the first trimester. During the first trimester, and especially if it is your…

The Top 3 Craziest Things About The End Of Pregnancy

The Top 3 Craziest Things About The End Of Pregnancy

The following post was written in June 2017 when I was pregnant with my first baby, Graci. I hope you enjoy this post about the end of pregnancy from the archives! Please leave a comment below to let us know what you think! Yesterday marked 38…

Motherhood – It’s Not As Bad As I Thought It Would Be

Motherhood – It’s Not As Bad As I Thought It Would Be

Chances are, I’m getting a few raised eyebrows with my title. But hear me out. When you’re pregnant, you hear the horror stories. Labor. Staying up all night. Constant crying. In fact, people warn you to live your life now, before it gets complicated with…

10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

10 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being Pregnant

When I got pregnant, I definitely wasn’t prepared for all of the changes that were coming my way. Pregnancy is such a rollercoaster. I’m convinced that absolutely nothing can actually prepare you for the experience, especially since every single pregnancy is different. With that said,…

Mentally Preparing For Childbirth & My “I Don’t Want To Know” Rule

Mentally Preparing For Childbirth & My “I Don’t Want To Know” Rule

Please note that I am NOT a medical professional and I am merely sharing my thoughts on labor delivery in this blog post. Be sure to share any and all concerns that you may have with your doctors. The Looming Fear Of Childbirth When I was…

Tips to Stay Motivated in the Third Trimester (When All You Want To Do Is Sleep)

Tips to Stay Motivated in the Third Trimester (When All You Want To Do Is Sleep)

This post was written in April of 2017 when I was pregnant with my daughter, Graci. We hope that you enjoy these tips to stay motivated in the third trimester of pregnancy, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments…

How We Prepared For A Baby On A Budget

How We Prepared For A Baby On A Budget

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I adore saving money. When I was pregnant, this money-saving tendency only got more fierce since we were living off of one full-time income. This meant that we had to be thrifty and creative with our baby…

Learning To Love Your Pregnant Body

Learning To Love Your Pregnant Body

Your stomach is getting bigger. Stretch marks are appearing by the day. Acne is breaking out on your face and your ankles may be swelling. In the middle of pregnancy, you may not feel glamorous. But, it is so important to maintain a positive outlook…

Moving While Pregnant – 8 Tips To Make It Easier

Moving While Pregnant – 8 Tips To Make It Easier

This post was originally written in March of 2017 when I found myself moving while pregnant. We hope you enjoy this post from the archives, and please be sure to leave a comment below!  Moving While Pregnant = Whole Different Ball Game This week, my…