Hello Second Trimester

I must admit, the second trimester is definitely better than the first trimester. My appetite is back, I have a lot more energy and I’m feeling more like myself. And my husband and daughter are definitely noticing the change. My daughter even said, “mommy, you’re not living in the bathroom anymore”! LOL! Even she’s happier to see my nausea go away. ...more

25 weeks pregnant

Baby Girl is jumping around inside. Wonder if she knows I'm talking about her....more

On Pregnancy

So why am I starting a new blog apart from my wordpress blog?  Well blogher has many good reviews and I'd also like to separate my nutrition writings from a new project going on in my life - speaking about pregnancy, infanthood, toddlerhood and then childhood!  ...more

Hair Color While Pregnant - Wouldja, Couldja, Didja?

I wanna get my hur did. I haven't had my hair cut, styled, and/or colored since BEFORE I got pregnant with Athena. We're talking over 3 years ago. I haven't been able to put my finger on what has been bothering me about my looks latetly, and I think this is it. My.Hair.Is.GROSS. I want a complete overhaul. I can't do anything medically about my now thin hair until after Zofia comes out, so I thought a good cut and color may help for the time being. So what's the view on coloring your hair when pregnant? Wouldja? Couldja? ...more

Registering for your firstborn: Part I

I was extremely thankful to have my mother-in-law accompany me to register for my baby shower when I was pregnant with my oldest, Kate.  I was a first-time mother and felt overwhelmed about choosing the “right” things for my daughter.  Because my mother-in-law successfully raised four boys, I felt that she would know the “staples” I needed to include on my registry.  ...more


Eventually, the weeks start to fly by. You're 17 weeks, and then you're 22. And you're on the verge of entering your sixth month; now, how did that happen? You may no longer wait, became impatient, think longingly into the distant future and imagine some vague and dreamy notion of a child. Now it's kicking so much that your stomach erupts in little twitches and jabs. The fog starts to lift. A child is abound. ...more


Pregnancy and Sex – Desperately Seeking Libido ...more