I previously did a video-type post featuring what’s in my daughter’s hospital go bag. Today, I’m adding what’s in my hospital go-bag and what’s in my husband’s go-bag for your viewing pleasure. Interested in seeing my YouTube updates (and watching me progress from definite amateur to something hopefully a little better)? Subscribe to my channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwT88ulU68RChdbx-1l36tA?view_as=subscriber

Back in July, I wrote a post on the must-have items for staying comfortable during pregnancy. Of course, back in July, I was only in my 2nd trimester, and I had little foresight as to what would come. While that list still feels relevant to me, especially if you’re still in the first or second

For Mother’s Day this year, my mom surprised me by having lilies delivered to my work. Tucked into the lilies were two stuffed bunnies–one pink, one blue–and a note that said something along the lines of “motherhood isn’t something you can study for.” Already, she knew that I was consuming too many articles, books, blogs,

I wanted a boy. Having already revealed on here that Babyface is a little girl, admitting that I wanted a little boy makes my stomach twist with guilt. What kind of mom admits that the blessing she was given wasn’t exactly the blessing she wanted? But gender disappointment is a real part of a lot

When GS and I decided to have a baby, we talked extensively about the struggles of parenting and whether or not we felt prepared to take that journey together. What we didn’t talk about–or even really consider–were the struggles of pregnancy. I’m not going to gloss over this: pregnancy has been hellacious. Please follow and