• C-Section Recovery: Everything You Need To Know But Were Afraid To Ask

    C-Section Recovery: Everything You Need To Know But Were Afraid To Ask

    Are you expecting your first child? Here’s a recap on how my first labor experience and c-section recovery along with tips on how I overcame my postpartum recovery. Discover what items you’ll need to add to your c-section recovery kit.

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  • Why Having A Dog Is Like Having A Baby At Home

    Why Having A Dog Is Like Having A Baby At Home

    When you opt to get a dog before starting your family, there are things to consider. A dog is like having a baby and you need to give them love and attention.

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  • Give Your Newborn The Perfect Snug

    They say every pregnancy is different and so is every birth, but what they fail to mention is the first couple of nights with your newborn.  Regardless if you delivered your child via c-section or natural birth, new moms are exhausted after the birthing process. Although everyone will recommend lots of rest, that will depend on your newborn’s comfort level.  Womb Service Versus Room Service  Caring for your little one while they’re in your womb is different from when they’re out in the world. Hungry? Eat away! Tired? Sleep the entire day!  But now, it’s two separate bodies with very

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  • Am I Ready For Baby Number Two?

    The following post has been scheduled in advance. We are currently awaiting the arrival of our second child and details in this post may or may not be relevant at this time.  So many people pray for the day they can conceive their first child, and here we are counting down the days until we meet our second child.  I have told myself several times before the day Jeff and I decided to try again that I wouldn’t be able to survive raising another child. Babies require so much attention, and knowing how drained I felt when Sebastian was born and

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  • A Simple Ceremony

    A Simple Ceremony

    I understand why people make a huge deal out of their wedding day. From the venue down to the shoes they will be wearing, it’s all about making their day special. But what if you’ve already had special days with your significant other, do you try to trump the rest with a huge wedding?  I’ve known for three years that I wanted to marry Jeff, but we’ve been busy living our lives with our boys to ever really think of it as “the next best thing.” To us, marriage is more of an icing on the cake. For me, it

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