The Journey to Our First Pregnancy

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I've never posted much about our TTC journey with Ricky. And then Astroglide TTC Trying to Conceive™ reached out to me, asking if I would share some of our experience with my readers. Realizing how exciting, and yet difficult, that period can be, I ... [ Read More ]

Mommy Essentials With Two Little Ones


When Ricky was a baby, I wrote this post about all of the essentials that kept my life easier as a first time mom. While many are still applicable, it's funny how there are so many MORE tricks I know this time around with my two guys. And how much ... [ Read More ]

So, I Had a Baby.


Last Sunday night, something changed in my pregnancy. As Ricky was going to bed, the little guy moved into a position that made it pretty hard for me to walk. I wasn't short of breath, but it was harder to breathe. It was all a little strange. Of ... [ Read More ]

Contractions Are So Mystifying.


At 11 last night, I awoke to a giant "thump" in the room next to ours. It was actually nothing out of the ordinary - just my two year old rolling around in his bed and hitting the wall. But as soon as I woke up, I realized I was having a contraction. ... [ Read More ]

36 Weeks Pregnant: Things Are Getting Serious

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It's so weird for me to say that we're basically full term. I'm over 36 weeks and have been having (minor) contractions since last Friday. And at this point, if I go into labor, baby will come. My mind and my body feel like they are in this weird ... [ Read More ]

Trust Your Gut

I feel super behind, on everything. Last week, Rick and Ricky both got sick with a stomach bug. I thought I avoided it, but came down with a nasty case of it on Thursday. Ever the stomach flu at 34 weeks pregnant? It's not easy, let me tell ... [ Read More ]