After having my own child, I quickly realized how bad of a friend I was to my friends who had kids before me! Why didn’t I make them meals? Bake them lactation Cookies? Clean their houses? Why did I think dropping off food once and spending half an hour in their home chatting (ugh)… Continue reading Gift guide for the new mom
During my pregnancy, I joined Fit4Mom‘s Fit4Baby program. Admittedly, I could have (and wish I would have) done this earlier. I loved having other moms who were in the same preggo boat with me to work out with, ask questions of and just talk to about what was to come. Many of us were first time… Continue reading Body Back (not yet)
Someone recommended this book to me last week as we talked about our birth experiences (I didn’t buy it because it’s $32 and that seems crazy!). I’ve been pretty vocal that Liam’s birth didn’t go as I had planned and was a little traumatic for me (us) at the time. However, I’ve since come to… Continue reading Recovery Gone Wrong
Our handsome babe is somehow already 6 weeks old! It definitely feels like an accomplishment to have made it this far with no major disasters (a few pee incidents, a couple sad accidents with that liquid gold breast milk and a failed first night out WITH baby) and a big wins like him sleeping 5.5… Continue reading 6 weeks!
Today is day 12 of our adventure with baby LW – and it was a big one! Not only did he get back to birthweight today, he surpassed it by 2.2 ounces. That means mama and daddy can get a little extra sleep and we don’t have to go to the doctor every other day… Continue reading Milestone Moment!
I read about Doulas in What to Expect When You’re Expecting and thought it sounded kind of nice. Then we learned exponentially more about what doulas actually do in our Prepared Childbirth class. After discussing and agreeing that we both thought having extra support during delivery would be a good idea, we asked our Prepared… Continue reading Do we need a doula?