10 reasons I am rocking motherhood

I was tagged by Chelsea at The French Lemon to participate in the #rockingmotherhood challenge. Thanks so much Chelsea! The goal behind the challenge is to help moms focus on the things they are doing great at, rather than the things they think they are failing at.  On some days I know I feel like I am …

Pregnant again? How the second time is different than the first

Oh the joys of pregnancy.  Being pregnant is an interesting journey.  In nine short (or long) months your body takes over and you are just along for the ride.  While I love the fact that there is a baby growing inside of me, the rest I just kind of tolerate.  Some women absolutely love being …

Natural Labor and Childbirth: what you need to know

The number one question I asked everyone and anyone who had a baby while I was pregnant was “what does it feel like?”  I really wanted to have a natural unmedicated childbirth and I scoured the internet for all kinds of labor and birth stories.  Towards the end of my pregnancy I even tortured myself …

How being a mom for a year has completely changed my life

My daughter turned one last week and I can’t believe how fast the year went by.  Seriously, I feel like I was just posting pictures of my bump and trying the strangest home remedies to induce labor– steaming coffee in the toilet bowl anyone!?  Don’t judge, when you’re almost 12 days late you will try anything …

Cloth diapering 101: everything you need to know

When I was pregnant with my daughter I looked up everything about natural birth, natural products, and how to have a healthy pregnancy. I’m not exactly sure who or what intrigued me about cloth diapers but somewhere I must have seen a cute picture of a baby wearing one and thought to myself “well those …