4 Must Haves For Every New Mom That You Probably Don’t Know About! + Giveaway For All 4!

Being a new mom brings joy, snuggles and a huge change in your everyday life! Going from no kids to having a baby also brings a whole slew of new products that both you and your baby need. I have 3 must haves for every new mom that you probably haven’t heard of (but you need […]

Simple and Effective Fertility Tips To Help You Conceive

Conceiving can be difficult for some while some may get pregnant even in a few month. There are many for whom trying to conceive is a struggle. They try for years with the hope of getting pregnant but are unable to. There might be many reasons for the same and if you are unable to […]

Ginger Tea Recipe For Nausea & Wellness + Getting The Right Nutrition During Pregnancy

As a Registered Nurse who worked in Labor & Delivery and a mom to four beautiful babies, I know a thing or two about pregnancy. One thing I really struggled with when I was pregnant was getting the right nutrition for me and baby. The first trimester always consisted of a diet of dry cereal […]

A Guide To Cord Blood Banking What You Need To Know Before The Big Day

Parenting comes with SO many questions and a lot of answers with unclear boundaries. There are a million different ways to parent and about as many answers to the various questions out there. One practice that isn’t new to the parenting scene, but has perhaps gone under-noticed, is the practice of banking your baby’s cord […]

An Open Letter To All Pregnant Women: You Can Do Without All The Stuff + Unconventional Baby Gifts

Having a baby is a joyous occasion. It is one that you have nine months to prepare for (ten months if you’re really counting) and it can be so overwhelming. Welcoming a new life into the world is a monumental occasion and one that deserves a proper welcome. With all of the decisions that you […]

Tips To Prepare Your Body For Pregnancy

Pregnancy is such a miracle. It’s incredible that my body can build a whole other human being! When I got married, my biggest fear was that I wouldn’t be able to get pregnant. I worried quite a bit about possibly being infertile and I had a few reasons to worry. My Doctor was uncertain if […]

Couple’s #ShareACoke Video Goes Viral In Best Pregnancy Announcement EVER!

Okay this may very well be the best pregnancy announcement I’ve ever seen. Hands down. The creativity of this couple amazes me and the fact that they used the Share A Coke campaign’s popularity to harness their exciting news is even better. Meet the McGillicuddys and watch as they sip Diet Cokes and take on the […]

Cord Blood Banking: Should You Bank Your Baby’s Cord Blood?

I am just seven weeks away from meeting this little baby boy in my belly. It has snuck up on me and this pregnancy is quickly flying by. I’m starting to prepare for his arrival and I have the crib set up. I have all of my baby gear purchased, but not yet assembled! I […]

The Joyful Moment I Knew I Was Pregnant With Baby #4!

Do you remember the moment you found out you were pregnant? Do you remember the emotions that flooded in at that very moment? Did you feel excited? Scared? Joyful? Anxious? There are so many different emotions that you go through in a matter of moments when you first lay eyes on that positive pregnancy test. […]

At Home Fertility Treatments: New Option Called The Stork

  Today, approximately 7.3 million couples (1 in 6 couples) in the United States have difficulty conceiving. I have several friends that have had difficulty conceiving and I’ve seen firsthand how difficult that can be. When we tried to get pregnant with Danika, our oldest child, it took almost six months to get pregnant and […]

My Baby’s Gender Revealed! Is It A Boy or Girl?!

I cannot believe I am already 18 weeks pregnant! If you follow me on Facebook then you already know that I went to Enlightened 4D Imaging in Bloomington, MN and found out the gender of my baby! I really can’t say enough about the staff at Enlightened 4D Imaging. They are extremely nice and welcoming […]

How To Host A Storybook Baby Shower! Build A Baby’s Library!

I loved doing themed parties and baby showers are no exception. Pick a theme and run with it! The idea of a Storybook Themed Baby Shower is SO cute and there is so much you can do with it. Whether this is their first baby or their third a Storybook Themed Baby Shower will work […]

My Pregnancy Massage and Why Every Mom Needs One!

I’ve never had a massage before. Can you believe it? Never, not once. My husband once bought me a gift certificate for one a LONG time ago after I graduated from nursing school. For one reason or the other I never made time to go get it and I can’t believe that I didn’t! With […]

Who does this baby look like?? A sneak peak into the womb!

I shared our last visit to Enlightened 4D Imaging with you when we were very excited to find out we were having a boy! We last went there when I was 16 weeks along. I am now 32 weeks and we were able to visit them when I was 30 weeks. The 3D/4D ultrasound was […]

What happens to baby when mama eats chocolate? The answer revealed!

We visited Enlightened 4D Imaging in Bloomington, MN and got to experience something that was really neat and fun. What happens to baby when mama eats chocolate? You all got to leave your guesses for a chance at 4 extra entries into the giveaway of your choice! Well here is the answer…(This is a very […]

Is It A Boy? My Ultrasound in 3D!! Plus bonus entry opportunity!

As many of you know we played a fun little guessing game this week. I showed you my ultrasound pictures and had you guess if it was a boy or a girl. Well I believe all but one of you guessed a boy and yes, the indication is that I am having a little boy! […]

Can You Guess If I’m Having a Boy Or A Girl???

This weekend I visited Enlightened 4D Imaging & Photography in Bloomington, MN and I was blown away by their facility, professionalism and family friendly setup. I’ll be sharing more with you about my visit this week as well as a neat 3D photo we got and a 4D video. So cool! We also got to […]

D Day!

Delivery Day that is! My c-section is scheduled for 7:30am today! Obviously I wrote this post ahead of time 🙂 I will keep you updated and bring you pictures when I am feeling better. Keep visiting the blog every day because I have lots of fun giveaways scheduled for you while I am away recovering. […]