Pumpkin patch fun

Pumpkin patch fun

We took William to the pumpkin patch last week! He loved it!! There was so much for him to take in & he loved touching all the different textures of the pumpkins. Will is turning 6 months old next week, it's so crazy to think he's half a year old! He's just getting more and [...]

5 months

5 months

Time is flying! I feel like I blinked and it's October. This month William went on his first plane ride, discovered the possibilities of rolling over & sleeping on his tummy. He continues to babble & learned how to blow spit bubbles. His budding friendship with his fur sisters is just about the cutest thing [...]

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

I finished week 3 of BBG last week & I'm LOVING it! I'm so excited to start week 4 tomorrow.  I'm doing the program with two friends & it's so much easier when you have other people keeping you on track. We don't do the actual workouts together, but we keep one another motivated with [...]

Lessons from the NICU

Lessons from the NICU

When I went in to be induced at 40 weeks & 3 days I was just so excited to meet my baby. Not a single ounce of me thought we wouldn't take our full term son home for seven days. Instead of leaving the hospital two nights after my delivery, my husband & I would [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]