Read This: My Favorite Pregnancy Books

Read This: My Favorite Pregnancy Books

The Pregnancy Countdown Book:  This countdown style book has a little blurb for each day. It's also separated out by weeks & trimester.  I liked that this book wasn't terribly dense, it gives real life advice from real mommas & has a lighthearted feel which makes it fun to read. Pregnancy doesn't have to be [...]

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The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

This past Sunday I hit 37 weeks & it feels so surreal that this baby is going to make his or her appearance any day now. I'm officially off of work as of last week & am fully in preparation mode. As a nurse I'm used to having random week days off, so at first [...]

Baby Shower

Baby Shower

This past weekend we celebrated our little baby. My best friend planned such an incredible shower. It was so much fun, Chris' mom & some of her closest friend flew all the way from Austin, & my mom & two of my aunts made the trek to San Francisco also. Besides our families, a lot [...]

Winter Babymooning

Winter Babymooning

  Here are some photos from our babymoon this weekend. We rented a little log cabin & stayed outside of Tahoe for two nights. I know most babymoons take place by a pool, with a mocktail in hand but given that we live so close to Tahoe & that my pregnancy is primarily taking place [...]

Second Trimester Musts

Second Trimester Musts

Belly Balm - I started religiously applying some kind of cream or balm to my growing belly at least once a day during the second trimester. Your bump starts expanding so fast that your skin starts to itch! My favorite balm was this one from Mother Love & it's a salve so it's really thick but starts [...]

First Trimester Must Haves

First Trimester Must Haves

Now that we've announced we're expecting & I'm well out of the first trimester I figured it's time to post about the things that helped me survive those first few months. Pregnancy Countdown Book -  This countdown style book has a little blurb for each day. It's also separated out by weeks & trimester. The weekly [...]