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Baby Names

Baby Names

Alrighty folks. Here is the list of names suggested durng the giveaway, as well as a few others that I’ve gotten along the way these past few weeks. GIRLS Amanda Amelia Anna Ava Avery Aya Becky Catherine Clara Coco Dylan Eleanor Elisa Elle Emma Gabriela […]

Echogenic Bowel

Echogenic Bowel

OK folks. It may have seemed strange that I made this big hoopla over the 20 week ultrasound, even creating a giveaway surrounding the results and then you didn’t hear anything. It’s like it all went into a vacuum. The last 10 days have been […]

Incontinence and pregnancy

Incontinence and pregnancy

Here’s a warning: this post may or may not contain too much info for you…but, as always, I need to tell you the realities of pregnancy and motherhood. I have promised you that from the start. So, yesterday, I had my first run-in with incontinence […]

Baby kicks and a $50 Gap gift card giveaway

Baby kicks and a $50 Gap gift card giveaway

This weekend was the first time the bebe in my belly really started to kick. I felt it on Saturday night, and last night Zack got to feel the strength of this little Bean. The only unfortunate part is that the baby is SO low […]

New Bump! And lessons to prepare for parenthood…

New Bump! And lessons to prepare for parenthood…

I promised you some announcements and news and here’s the first bit: My oven has been turned back on and there’s a little bun growing inside. Yup, I’m preggo! I’ve been dying to tell you since I first found out, but opted to wait until […]

Awkward Pregnancy Photos

Awkward Pregnancy Photos

I have to thank my friend, Jen, for posting this today on her Facebook status. It’s pretty genius. Basically, this collection of pictures hails from a site called Awkwardfamilyphotos.com where they have all kinds of weird, creepy, strange pictures that people have actually used as […]

No Sh*t, Sherlock

No Sh*t, Sherlock

I was talking to a close friend of mine who is a couple of months pregnant and we began discussing the “fun” stuff that comes along with the 10 month incubation period. Beside the lovely weight gain, there’s sore boobs, exhaustion,¬†gas, frequent peeing and no […]

Best Pregnancy Calendar

Best Pregnancy Calendar

Are you pregnant? Thinking of getting knocked up? Well, here is a fantastic tool to help guide you through this strange and incredible time. It’s not written by a medical professional. Amy Corbett Storch is a mother of two (who is pregnant again), a darn […]

You Can’t Call it “It”!

You Can’t Call it “It”!

Are you pregnant or plan on having babies sometime in your future? Are you having a hard time coming up with a meaningful name that sounds good, looks good and won’t make your child cringe everytime he has to introduce himself? Enter Elisabeth Wilborn. Baby […]

Thank you notes done for you

Thank you notes done for you

Listen up, busy mamas. I’m sure you all dread the thank you note. It’s an important part of all our lives. Anytime we receive a gift, we must thank the giver with a personal note. Writing our thank you’s post-wedding was time consuming, but manageable […]