Postpartum Essentials

You've done all your research and shopping for everything baby could possibly need, but what about you? Did you remember to remember you? It is so important to take care of yourself so you can be the best shape possible and enjoy that blissful newborn stage. Recovering from childbirth is certainly not glamorous and perhaps not something you want to think about before your first delivery, but take my word for it--you'll want to have this stuff on hand!  ...more

For The Ladies Who Hate Being Pregnant

"Pregnancy is a gift from heaven.""I just love the feeling of knowing a tiny human is doing laps in my uterus!""I ran a half marathon when I was eleven months pregnant - it was transcendent!""I was hornier than a two-headed triceratops the entire time I was pregnant. My husband hardly knew what to do with me!!!"Okay, I may be paraphrasing some of these a little. But you get the point. There are women who are so dang jubilated to be pregnant they practically have a nine-month orgasm....more

Houndstooth and Hunters


Prenatal Paranoia

When I looked at my precious twin sons, especially in their early years, marveling at their innocence and beauty, I often let my finger trace clusters of freckles near their noses. I gently brushed back unruly, brown hair, with enviable red highlights, and kissed the softest skin around their eyes....more

My Second Trimester Workout

Many sweet, sweet co-workers, friends, and family members have commented recently about how well I'm carrying this pregnancy. Many didn't even know I was pregnant until I cam back to work from February Break, at which point I was 19 weeks along....more

Pretty Puffy in Pink


Six Steps to a Peaceful Pregnancy

Pregnancy The Second Time Around

Taking a little vacation has given me a second to take a step back and reflect on this pregnancy. Gosh are there so many differences between my pregnancy with Mallory and this one...yet, countless similarities all at the same time. ...more

Shopping For Baby #2