Let’s talk about sex, baby!

Let’s talk about sex, baby!

Last Thursday evening, after a long, drawn out ultrasound due to my baby sleeping through the entire thing, despite my greatest efforts to wake her up, I found out I am carrying a daughter. When the ultrasound technician scanned between her legs and asked what I see, all I could respond with was, "Honestly? Blobs... [...]

Comparing First Trimesters

It's so interesting being pregnant again! The first time around everything was so new. Every little change brought on either excitement or fear or something in between. This experience has been so vastly different from my first. I've been contemplating this since about halfway through my first trimester. And so it's time to summarize the [...]

Finding Out I Was Pregnant

Finding Out I Was Pregnant

I told myself I would wait until 12 days post ovulation so as to not be disappointed with the very real possibility of a false negative. After all, at this point, I was just pleasantly surprised to find out I'm ovulating. The last time I bled was before I conceived Sawyer back in August 2016. [...]

6 Ways I’m Preparing for Birth

6 Ways I’m Preparing for Birth

Just over 3 weeks until my due date! Cue the music.... "It's the final countdown!" Go on any mommy forum, and you will find countless anecdotal tips and tricks on how to ensure a spontaneous, quick, and relatively "easy" labour. Talk to any of your friends who have had babies, and they too will give you [...]

Pregnancy isn’t glamorous

Pregnancy isn’t glamorous

Pregnancy has taught me a lot. I’m writing this post not to freak anyone out, but rather to shed light on the not so glowing realities of pregnancy. For starters, I have learned that the fun parts of it are glamourized and perhaps overemphasized compared to the gross and sometimes depressing parts. Sure, if you’re [...]

Baby’s Sex Reveal

Baby’s Sex Reveal

I was so convinced I already knew the sex of my baby, but boy was I wrong! When I got pregnant, I decided I didn't want to find out the sex of the baby. This was something my husband and I hadn't discussed before. In my stubborn way, I just figured, my body, my way. [...]