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. [...]

My 4 Pregnancy Prep Resources

I'm navigating my way through pregnancy for the first time, and here are a few of the things I am currently obsessed with. Mother's Wellness Stretch Mark Blend from Sage - My girlfriend, a new mama herself, gave me a bottle of this oil as a gift. It has a light smell and absorbs quickly [...]

Back In The Writing Groove

Back In The Writing Groove

It's amazing how life just keeps on going regardless of if we prioritize the important things to us or not! The last time I posted was in February and now it's already mid April. Oops. Anyways, I'm back at it now, and I figure I should give a recap of how my pregnancy has been [...]