Tag Archives: parenthood

How To Find Comfort During the Fourth Trimester

mom holding newborn after delivery during fourth trimester

Recovery during the Fourth Trimester The fourth trimester is a wild ride. To recovering from either a vaginal delivery or a c-section, to milk coming in and trying to navigate breastfeeding for the first time, feeding and keeping your little human alive, to hormone crashes, and sleepless nights. It is certainly not talked about enough […]

Choosing the Best Bassinet For You and Your Baby

mother laying in bed looking over her baby in bassinet

Choosing the right sleep space for your little one can be overwhelming. Especially because you haven’t even met her yet! You don’t know her personality or what she will prefer which makes it even trickier. This list will help you make the best decision about choosing the best bassinet for you AND your baby. Bassinet […]

My Birth Story

mom holding newborn baby in delivery room

The Happiest and Scariest Day  Three months have flown by in the blink of any eye. Sometimes I still can’t believe I am a MOM! It’s such a surreal feeling that I don’t think I will ever get over. My pregnancy with Jaden went pretty smoothly with no major complications (thank God). Towards the end […]

One Year Later – Parenting, Small Business, and Covid

a computer screen with 7 coworkers holding up signs to thank customers on a zoom call

A Time of Uncertainty March 13, 2020. That was the day I picked my kids up at school for a two-week break so that the school could be deep cleaned and we’d wait for Covid to subside. One year later and they are still not fully back to school. Nobody really knew what we were […]

9 Gentle Parenting Reminders for When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

A mother happily holding her baby in the air with her young daughter standing next to her legs.

Being a parent can feel overwhelming and a bit much sometimes, and rightfully so. You have people to take care of, additional responsibilities, schedules and of course, self care to think about. It would make sense that sometimes you might feel a bit in over your head, especially if you’re new to all of this. […]

Dads of Daughters

Dad and daughters

After we had our second daughter we had so many people ask us: “Will you try for a boy?”. First of all – we weren’t even thinking about having another baby, never mind what gender we’d prefer. Our lives were full and our hearts were fuller. After things settled down a bit, the comments starting […]

The second baby.

the second baby

Pregnancy with your first baby is new and exciting. You’re not sure what to expect, or how to feel. You’ve had friends with horrible pregnancies and friends with perfect ones. You hope to be the latter, but who knows? As time progresses with your pregnancy, you spend all of your extra time researching and planning. […]

Life Changes.

Mom snuggling with baby

Although this title references a really great Thomas Rhett song, it also references the realm of becoming a parent. Life changes. And boy does it change. Remember being a kid and being totally indestructible? Like nothing in the world could hurt you or scare you? Ok that was probably a long time ago – but […]