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  • 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:Β 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 πŸ™ 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.Β Sometimes, though, I feel like those things have the…

  • 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 quiteΒ unrealistic, unless you are really well off, but…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 28 Weeks Bump Update – 3rd Trimester

    I am officially in my 3rd (!!!!) trimester! I’m starting to run out of short shorts and tight pants that fit me well for these photos, but I really don’t want…

  • 27 Weeks Bump Update

    I am getting really tired of these bump pictures. They don’t seem to change at all over the weeks πŸ™‚ lol STATS: Her size: Β “This week, your baby weighs almost 2…

  • Nursery Update: Part I

    Today instead of Photo Share Tuesday, you finally get some updates on the nursery. To say that it’s been difficult is to say nothing. Aside from the fact that we only…

  • 26 Week Bump Update

    I apologize for the no-make up, bed-hair picture. I had to quickly take it this morning straight out of bed. Weeks are definitely dragging but at least I feel well. STATS:…

  • Multilingual Upbringing Part I

    Let me give you a little bit of a background on myself when it comes to foreign languages. I grew up in Russia with parents who didn’t speak any foreign languages,…