How to Prevent or Eliminate Pregnancy Acne

Clearasil Face Wash Review

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Clearasil, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #SuperFruits When it comes to my skin, I haven't had a ton of trouble in the acne department. I will say that I get the occasional pimple every now and then, but I know people who have experienced much worse. I guess I … [Read more...]

7 Morning Sickness Home Remedies that Work

7 Morning Sickness Home Remedies that Work

Morning sickness home remedies are often sought by pregnant women in their first trimester. As the most common - and usually most unpleasant - early pregnancy symptom, feeling nauseous can really make things difficult for you, especially if you have other children to care for. Being the mom of an almost 3 year old, it hasn't been easy to fulfill my motherly duties when feeling so … [Read more...]

6 Gender Prediction Tests You Can Do at Home

Gender Prediction Tests You Can Do At Home

This gender prediction tests post is made possible with a product from IntelliGender. Gender prediction tests are a fun way to pass the time until you are far enough along to have the baby's sex determined via ultrasound. I've been reading up on some of the easy at-home prediction methods and have experimented with a few. If you are expecting a baby, here are some fun tests to try! 1. … [Read more...]

Exciting Announcement from our Family!

Baby #2 Announcement

Last week, I posted this photo on Facebook, letting Sawyer make a very special announcement to our family and friends! That's right, Baby#2 is on the way and will be here around December 26, 2013! Though the kiddo doesn't look too happy in the photo above, he's very excited about a new baby "coming to live with us" - so long as it's a boy! He's been telling us all about the fun things he's … [Read more...]

What I Miss About Pregnancy…


In the past, I have blogged about how we were happy with our family of 3. James and I had agreed that one child was enough for both of us. That was about 9 months ago - and I think things are changing. My mind maybe changing, anyways. Now that the kiddo is 2 years old and is becoming more and more independent by the day, there are things that I miss. Though I never thought I'd say it, I even … [Read more...]

Birth Plans for Dummies Book Review

Birth Plans for Dummies Book Cover

Are you expecting a child and want to create your own birth plan? Are you trying to conceive and want to get an early start on these decisions? Then Birth Plan for Dummies can help you make the right choices for you and your unborn baby. I want to start this review by saying I love the "For Dummies" books! I have read a few on different subjects, and they have all been so helpful. I love … [Read more...]

RSV Prevention & Raising Preemie Awareness #protectpreemies #rsv

RSV Facts

Tomorrow, November 17, is Preemie Awareness Day. In an effort to save more babies, this day recognizes the problems that many infants face when they are born premature. Worldwide, 13 million babies come into this world each year, yet 3 in 10 moms didn't realize they could have a premature baby before their first child was born. It is important that everyone becomes more aware of prematurity and … [Read more...]