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New Mom and Baby Gifts

Now that my fourth trimester is behind me, I’ve taken some time to reflect on gifts from friends and family that were really impactful during the early days. It doesn’t take a lot, but a little something to let a new mom know you’re…

November 3, 2021
Kids Life

Baby Three’s Birth Story

Well, it’s time for me to put this down to paper. It’s been seven weeks since my third child was born. I like to wait a little bit before completely reflecting on that time. I talk to my husband about it all. I talk…

August 5, 2021
Kids Life

Breastfeeding Must-Haves

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, and my journey breastfeeding baby number three, I’ve put together my Breastfeeding Must-Haves! These are products that have made my life as a nursing mom easier–whether that means helping with the routine of it all, keeping my body…

August 1, 2021
Kids Life

Nest Diapers Review

Just when I get one more kid out of diapers, it’s time to have another one!! While I LOVE the newborn stage, it is quite incredible just how many diapers a little human can require!  If you’ve been following me for sometime, you know…

July 16, 2021
Kids Life

Postpartum Must-Haves

Ah, postpartum life. Let’s be honest, it can be rough. It was rough with baby number one when I lived away from family in another country and had never done it before. (Especially after a traumatic birth, complete with severe blood loss.) It was…

June 23, 2021
Life

A Virtual Baby Celebration

I don’t even know what to call this thing–a shower, a sprinkle, a girls’ night, a women’s circle? I guess a baby celebration will do, but, when it came to honoring my current pregnancy and baby number three, I went very untraditional. Why? Well,…

May 5, 2021
Kids Life

Spring into Baby Safety!

Spring has sprung! Well, in a few days anyway, but this warmer weather is hopefully the beginning of a more active (and, fingers crossed, more social) lifestyle for us all! I don’t know about you, but this past year was very quiet, and my…

March 15, 2021
Kids Life

Not All Morning Sickness is Created Equal

This is a piece I’ve wanted to write for awhile. I needed the writing bug to bite me because morning sickness is one of those things that when it is at the forefront of your mind, you’re not really allowed to talk about it.…

March 5, 2021
Fashion & Beauty Life

Expectant and New Mom Holiday Gift Guide

Well, here I go again! Pregnant during another holiday season with baby number three! It’s such a cozy time to be pregnant! And while I’ll miss Christmas morning mimosas, hot chocolate will do just fine! I do find that people get stuck on what…

December 4, 2020
Life

Labor & Delivery Around the Pond

At the end of my third trimester, I put together a prenatal healthcare comparison titled “Pregnancy Around the Pond.” After spending my first pregnancy in London and my second in New York City, I evaluated the differences between the two countries in terms of…

May 28, 2020