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  • 38 Weeks Bump Update

    STATS: Her size: BIG GIRL READY TO COME OUT How far along: 38 WEEKS!!!! Wow 38 weeks just seems so much more substantial than 37 weeks for some reason! Total weight gain: I’m at 174…

  • Christmas Photos

    This was our first year sending out Christmas cards. It was somehow not important before we had a kid on the way. Now that Alexis is in the picture, we both…

  • Childbirth “Training”

    In one of the posts I mentioned the hours I have to spend a day preparing for childbirth. I’ve often heard the intensity and strength of childbirth is compared to a…

  • 37 WEEK BUMP UPDATE – FULL TERM

    STATS: Her size: THE HIGHLYANTICIPATED WATERMELON. How far along: 37 WEEKS!!!! FULL TERM! Total weight gain: I’m at 171 lb. (+2 lbs this week, total at 35 lbs). My husband laughs…

  • 36 WEEK BUMP UPDATE

      It was so cold this morning that I jumped out of bed and quickly put clothes on without realizing that my bra is inside out until I took these pictures-…

  • Evolution of My Attitude Towards Childbirth

    My attitude towards labor and delivery has changed DRASTICALLY from the time before I got pregnant, then pregnant, then VERY pregnant, to NOW. Before I was pregnant, birth was a hypothetical…

  • Hospital Bag Question

    As I am working on the list for my hospital bag, I thought I’d ask you about some of the items you took to the hospital and found useful. A random…

  • 35 WEEK BUMP UPDATE {35/35}

    STATS: Her size: We’re a large cantaloupe this week! Getting closer and closer to a watermelon. How far along: 35 WEEKS. Yesterday was the famous 35/35 – 35 weeks along with 35…

  • NURSERY UPDATE: Part II {bits and pieces}

    {Note: I lost this post in yesterday’s server crash, so here we go again. Unfortunately, all your comments got deleted along with the post 🙁 But I did appreciate every single…

  • Conception Misconceptions

    I find it funny sometimes how TV shows and movies misrepresent certain things to help fit them into the storyline or their timeline. Sometimes, though, I feel like those things have the…

  • 34 Weeks: Bump Update

    Check out the left side of my belly- Alexis keeps resting her feet there- it looks funky and uneven.   STATS: Her size: We’re a honeydew this week! Never thought that’d…

  • Photo Share Tuesday

    Finally getting around to posting the photos taken at the beach the other day. Life is still busy. You think “Oh as soon as I am done with this big project,…

  • Gift Guide

    I keep seeing all these gift guides online and I thought I’d make my own DREAM gift guide! Some of these gifts are quite unrealistic, unless you are really well off, but…

  • 33 Weeks: Bump Update

    I think I am starting to get that chubby look most pregnant women get in their last month or two 🙂 By the way, if you were ever curious about what…

  • Rant!

    I have a few rambling posts scheduled for the next few days. Just things that have been on my mind that I had no time to put here. WARNING: RANT! I…

  • 32 WEEK UPDATE

    Pay attention to the picture on the right. If you look carefully you’ll be able to see Alexis’s foot. It’s on MY right, above the hip bone. She keeps resting her…

  • BUMP UPDATE: 31 WEEKS

    I was thinking about being pregnant and pregnancy in general and I just don’t think I am a fan of this state. I know some women think of their pregnancy in…

  • BUMP UPDATE: 30 WEEKS

    30 Weeks! Woo-hoo!!!! Sorry for such a gross picture, but I was completely out of time these few days, running around to OB, ultrasound and pediatrician appointments, among a million other…

  • Boden Maternity- {Pregnant with Style}

    Welcome to Week 7 of Pregnant with Style feature, a weekly low down on the cutest and little known maternity brands. {Discover other weeks and maternity brands here} Boden is a…

  • 29 Weeks Bump Update

    I cannot believe I am one week from being in the week 30! I remember just starting this journey and thinking that 30 weeks was SO FAR ALONG! Luckily, the start…

  • Photo Share Tuesday (on Wednesday)

    So last night, as I was sitting on the couch putting together some these photos for today’s Photo Share Tuesday, I started feeling pretty distinct Braxton Hicks. After about 3 of…