The Pregnancy Diary: Entering the Third Trimester

Okay. I’m legit having another baby and I still cannot believe it. I think I felt the same way while pregnant with Chloe- panic, nervous, excited, not excited, grateful, empowered, overjoyed…my range of emotions are wild while baking babies, clearly. Last Friday was the start of week 28: the Third Trimester. Omfg. Just in the…

Dressing the Bump: Finding the Looks at Fashion Outlets at Niagara Falls

It’s pretty clear my mission in this pregnancy is finding some (decent) clothing that isn’t ill-fitting and outdated looking…and then sharing it with the world! If you’ve been following on Instagram, I’ve been sharing try-ons and ideas on some maternity styles and I found some good pieces that are maternity AND non-maternity at the Fashion…

The Pregnancy Diary: Nausea Tricks

My Mom tricked me. She had told me my whole life that she never got sick while pregnant with me so I ‘probably wouldn’t get sick while pregnant either’. I took it as one of those genetic / take-after-your-Mother-during-pregnancy lines. And…it backfired on me!   With Chloe in the summer of 2016, I had a…

How To Quickly Pack a Toddler Bag

We are on the go go go, if you couldn’t already tell! And we bring our 2 year old along for all the adventures. As she gets older and her needs change, we quickly learned how to pack a baby bag for her before we head out the door. It can be a struggle remembering…

The Pregnancy Diary: The Struggles in Month 5

Actually, I’m not struggling. I still feel good and am glad to be over the sickness but I can feel body changes happening every week and that’s where the struggle part comes in. How can I get a nap in like Chloe? In Week 20, I suddenly felt the relaxin kicking in. And no, that’s…

The Pregnancy Diary: Weeks 15-20 Are For Stretching & A Bump

In the second round, you really start to feel it.   Week 16 I started getting more round ligament pains. It feels exactly like moderate menstrual cramps to me. Secretly, I love this feeling. I think because it makes me think that changes are REALLY happening even though I only look like I have a…