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I have seen so many posts recently about Mothers feeling guilty/sad/broken about their unplanned c-sections.  This is not one of those posts.  Everyone’s story is different.  This is part of mine. My first c-section was unplanned and totally unexpected.  Read the story of Eli’s birth here.  Having had one c-section, the possibility of another was…   [Read the full article]

Heart Defect Week

Have you seen all of the hearts around town?  Everywhere you look, you see them.  At the grocery store, in classrooms, and in restaurants.  Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air. When I was little, Valentine’s Day meant writing out cards to friends in my class, making sure that my crush…   [Read the full article]

Third Trimester Must Haves

  -Maternity Support Belt-   This is something I didn’t use during my first pregnancy, but since I have been having back pain since pretty early on, I decided to try one out.  When I complained of sciatica pain, and general tiredness, my doctor recommended using a Maternity support belt.  I purchased this one from…   [Read the full article]

The Goober & Squishie

The Goober has a baby brother! I don’t know about you, but I love birth stories. I love reading/hearing other moms’ experiences, whether they had a hospital or home birth, med-free or epidural, complications or textbook perfect. And since we currently don’t have much going on in our house besides attempting to survive the transition…   [Read the full article]

Morning Sickness

Happy New Year! Like I mentioned in my last post, I am currently 13 weeks pregnant (today!) with baby #3. While I”ve experienced some pretty bad morning sickness with my other 2 pregnancies, I have to say this one may take the cake-I”ve never had to get IV fluids with the other 2 from dehydration,…   [Read the full article]


Last week, contributor Allie had her adorable baby boy!  Welcome to the world Connor!  I’m sure we’ll hear all about his arrival soon!         by Related PostsChristmas Light Displays in South Metro Atlanta These are a few of my favorite things…. I Feel Like a Mom

Doctor Who Nursery Reveal

I can barely believe the new nursery is finally finished and with only a few weeks to spare! With the holiday season being so busy, I really wanted to knock out this task before preparation for Christmas hit full swing. As I mentioned in this post here, redoing the nursery was a way for me…   [Read the full article]

I have a secret. Well, not really a secret. I can’t keep a secret to save my life. But I do have some fun news. Our family will be growing next year! Yes, after years (3, exactly) of saying our family was complete, we were shocked (but excited) (but mostly shocked) to find out that…   [Read the full article]

maternity fashion with text

Last time I was pregnant, I was due in early November.  That means I spent the majority of my pregnancy in the summer months.  Therefore, I was lacking in fall maternity attire.  My body is not the type that can wear ‘regular’ clothes throughout my pregnancies, so I definitely needed to find some appropriate maternity…   [Read the full article]


Rachel and I thought we might start a pregnancy check-in to keep ya’ll appraised of how we are both holding up with parenting toddlers while pregnant with baby #2. If you have any pregnancy related questions you would like to see us answer, feel free to give us a shout in the comments and we…   [Read the full article]