• Do you know a mama expecting another baby boy? If she's like me and is pregnant with her third boy, I'm sure she's heard all sorts of well meant "words of wisdom" that are probably doing more harm than good. Here are six things not to say to her and two things that you should be saying! Remember, there are tons of benefits of an all boy family!

    6 Things Not to Say to a Mom Expecting Another Baby Boy

    February 12, 2019

    Do you know a mama expecting another baby boy?  If she’s like me and is pregnant with her third boy, I’m sure she’s heard all sorts of well meant “words of wisdom” that are probably doing more harm than good.  Here are six things not to say to her and two things that you should…

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  • How to Survive Your First Trimester

    November 7, 2018

    It probably comes as no surprise that I disappeared from blogging for weeks and weeks and then, suddenly, come back to let you all know that I’m pregnant with Baby K 3.0!  There’s something about the first trimester for me that knocks me off my feet and rips every single ounce of creative energy and…

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  • Absolutely adorable maternity pictures!

    Family Maternity Pictures {Josiah}

    April 12, 2017

    I have three goals for before Josiah is born – get my maternity pictures taken, get new carpet installed in the bedrooms, and get through Easter week with my busy pastor husband.  So far we’ve got 2 out of 3 of the goals accomplished.  Give it until Sunday and then little man is allowed to come…

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  • How to handle horrible round ligament pain

    How to Handle Horrible Round Ligament Pain

    April 10, 2017

    Affiliate links are used in this post Bodies are crazy things.  Bodies during pregnancy are about nine thousand seventy four times more crazy.  When I was pregnant with Caleb my hips hurt like crazy.  I already have painful, weak joints and as my ligaments relaxed, the round ligament pain began.  Even so, it never got…

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  • Are you motivated to do all the cleaning while pregnant? Check out these five easy to forget places that you should clean before your baby arrives!

    Five Places to Clean Before Having Your Baby

    April 7, 2017

    Are you motivated to do all the cleaning while pregnant? Check out these five easy to forget places that you should clean before your baby arrives!

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  • Things you can do to prepare for baby number two - even when you're totally scared!

    Preparing for Baby #2 When You’re Totally Scared

    April 3, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FirstMomentsMadeSimple #ForBetterBeginnings #MomsFirsts #CollectiveBias I used to think I was a baby person.  I loved holding and cuddling each and every baby I could get my hands on.  I loved scouring mom-to-be’s Babies “R” Us registries to find the perfect gift for…

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  • The heartbreak of first trimester depression

    The Truth About First Trimester Depression

    March 10, 2017

    As someone who struggles with depression, getting pregnant with Caleb three years ago caused me to be concerned about my mental health.  Hormones are crazy things and I didn’t know how my body was going to react to my pregnancy and postpartum hormones.  I was especially concerned about postpartum depression and even went as far…

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  • 24 weeks with pregnancy number two

    24 Weeks of Pregnancy with Josiah

    January 11, 2017

    I am over halfway through my pregnancy and I’ve realized that I haven’t done a single bumpdate on the blog!  Poor second kid, I’m already proving that I’m not going to be as awesome of a mom with him…  Sorry Josiah! Since I love looking back on my pregnancy with Caleb, it’s high time I…

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