Have you ever cracked open an egg and found two yolks inside? What does it mean? Marriage, pregnancy, twins, death? Here’s what happened to me.
When I became pregnant with Joey, Anneliese was just under a year old. I knew she couldn’t possibly understand what was really happening, and what was going to change with our family in just a few months, but I did my best to prepare her for his arrival. Considering that upon seeing him the first
During World Breastfeeding Week this year, I’m answering a few questions, sharing my resources, and telling my story. PLEASE note: I’m not a lactation consultant. I’m not a doctor. I’m just a mom. I’ve probably spent 5,000 hours breastfeeding in the last 2 years (well, maybe close), and I’m breastfeeding after breast reduction surgery, have
Since I kept torturing people with photos of this cake on twitter and instagram… I’ve been asked about a zillion times “WHAT IS THAT CAKE!?!” followed by “I MUST MAKE IT AND PUT IT IN MY MOUTH NOWWW!” Well it’s really really good. This is the cake I was GOING to make while in labor
My first homebirth (after a drug-free hospital birth), and the birth of my son, Joseph. Here’s the story of how we went from a family of 3 to 4.
Guess what? I’m “full term.” (37 weeks pregnant as of the time of writing. 39 now.) That means this baby is welcome to come any time in the next 5 weeks or so (now down to 3 weeks or so!). Like tomorrow, or a month from now. Who knows? So I’m doing a few things
If you’re planning on becoming pregnant soon, or if you’re already pregnant, hopefully you’ll find this trimester-by-trimester guide to preggie-wear helpful. TTC/Not Yet Pregnant — When you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s not the time to buy new clothes for yourself. Start saving a clothing fund so that when you get your BFP (Big Fat
It’s still a couple of weeks until my due date, but there are a few things I’ve noticed. I don’t think I’m alone in these, so let me know if you have a “me too!” moment. The “look at my so-cute” pregnant bump is pretty much nearing its end. Instead, it’s replaced by the “whoa,
First came Love. Then came Marriage. Then came Anneliese. THEN??? Pregnancy Number 2! We are so excited. Read on to see what we’re planning…
12 months ago was the hardest day of my life. And the most rewarding. In the first moment I held you in my arms and looked into your eyes, my heart swelled in my throat and I felt a different kind of love than what I ever knew was possible. I still feel this love
This post is my fifth in the gWhiz! gDiaper series. In this one, I’ll show you how I manage my diaper laundry. Everyone seems to have their own methods for handling diaper laundry, so this is just one valid way to do it. I figure if you’re not sure where to start, you might like
gDiapers not only has Small, Medium, and Large gPants, but also newborn Tiny gPants which are intended for your babies when they’re at their smallest. A lot of people out there seem to be very curious about these tiny gPants, especially since they’re not sold in stores, and are only available in the new baby