Though She Be But Little (An Etsy Special!)

Oh my gosh, I am so excited about this post I can hardly stand it....more

Sara’s Birth Story

A bagel with cream cheese… No, wait, Chinese…hmmm, sweet and sour and an egg roll… I was supposed to be focusing on the task at hand, more commonly referred to as “labor,” but people, all I could think about was food....more

I’m 28 With Four Kids–So What?

Over on Babble this week, I shared my thoughts on being a young mom of four kids–and how for me, young motherhood has not meant my life has been a failure, or even more of a struggle....more

How To Prepare For An Induction

If you have an induction coming up, you may be more than a little nervous — I know that I was. Even after giving birth three times, I knew that an induced labor and delivery would be nothing like going into labor on my own. Which is why I tried to prepare ahead of time ....more

The NuuNest App–Now 50% Off!

Today, after my husband came home, I spent a ridiculous amount of time bragging to him how proud I was of myself for getting all four kiddos out of the house and to the park today. Yes, we spent more time in the bathroom than playing and yes, I only succeeded in wearing myself out instead of the kids as I had planned, but still, I did it. As my husband listened to me, indulging my momma pride with the occasional peppered “Wow!” and “You are awesome, honey!” he took to changing the baby’s diaper ....more

Dear Daughter, You Are Not “Shy”

Oh, she’s your shy one....more

11 Things I DON’T Do As A Mom

It would appear that we are all secretly curious as to how other mothers seem to pull it all off — the cooking, the cleaning, the husband-keeping, the children-rearing, the exercising, the styling–shall I go on? Because I’m already exhausted just thinking about it....more

Your Lines: Overcoming Postpartum Depression

A powerful and brave story by Katie of Loyal, Loving, and Learning. At first glance, having to be hospitalized for Postpartum Depression, at barely twenty-four years-old, seemed like a death sentence, but in actuality, it was the beginning of a new life for me. Having to be admitted to an inpatient psychiatric hospital was one of the best things to ever happen to me ....more

My Maternity Photo Shoot

Granted, I realize that my baby has already arrived (birth story coming soon!), I’m still reeling from how fast everything seemed to happen. Honestly, I should still be pregnant, you guys! As I’m playing catch-up–something I’m guessing I will be doing for the next 18 years–I just had to share my maternity pictures, taken of course, by the ever-talented j&j brusie photography, who now has a second shooter in Michigan, woohoo! ...more

Save $11 On Huggies Diapers And Wipes At Costco!

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