Our Trying to Conceive Story…

When James and I decided to start trying for children, we didn't think it would be quite as hard as it was. We got started, and when conception didn't happen after a few months, we started to feel a little unsure. Two more months went by (for a total of six months), and the two of us became concerned. I had a yearly checkup scheduled so I discussed the lack of pregnancy with my doctor. She … [Read more...]

Third Trimester Comfort Tips for Pregnant Women

Third Trimester Comfort Tips for Pregnant Women

At the beginning of your pregnancy you are thrilled to be bringing another life into the world, but as time wears on you may begin to get frustrated and ready for that baby to make his or her appearance. Here are some Last Trimester Comfort Tips For Pregnant Women that will help make those last long weeks easier to deal with. From physical to emotional comfort, the last trimester is often the … [Read more...]

5 Little Tips to Saving Money on the New Baby

Saving Money on the New Baby

Saving money on a new baby may seem impossible. They need lots of new gear, furniture, food, and diapers. However, there are some little things you can do to make the blow to your budget easier! This post is compensated as part of the Similac StrongMoms Ambassador Program. All opinions are mine! 1. Consignment sales are just as good as buying brand new. When it comes to a new baby, … [Read more...]

Battle Morning Sickness with Sea-Band Mama

First Pregnancy

This discussion on morning sickness remedies is brought to you by Sea-Band Mama. I received products to facilitate this post, but all opinions are mine! During my pregnancies with both boys, I was "lucky" enough to experience morning sickness. It's such a common symptom early on in pregnancy, but gosh, it can really make it difficult to get anything done! It makes eating difficult too...and … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Maternity Clothes

How to Save Money on Maternity Clothes #Pregnancy #Fashion #Moms

Knowing how to save money on maternity clothes can seem impossible. When I was pregnant, I dreaded growing because I'd have to spend money on clothes I'd only wear a short time. Thankfully, I had help from family and friends who are savvy shoppers and knew how to cut corners when it came to maternity clothing. Below are some ways to save money on maternity clothes so you aren't breaking the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Pregnancy Books for Expecting Moms & Dads

Top 5 Pregnancy Books

Though I don't think every piece of knowledge you'll need can be found in pregnancy books, they are a great way to learn how to cope with a little one growing inside you. The nine months you spend baking your baby involves changes to your mood, body, and surroundings like you've never experiencing before. My friends and/or I enjoyed reading all of these books as we awaited the arrival of our … [Read more...]