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  • GET FIT WEEK 13

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Babyand ShutterMama to read the…

  • TUESDAY PREGNANCY QUESTION #4

    How and when did you find out about your pregnancy? What were your first emotions? How did you tell your husband/boyfriend? Feel free to link up to a story on your blog…

  • Supplements – Get Fit, Get Healthy Week 12

    RULES: 1. If you haven’t yet, join the challenge here: GET FIT and GET HEALTHY 2. Every Saturday come back to The Art of Making a Babyand ShutterMama to read the…

  • To be a SAHM or to NOT be SAHM…

    We’re both super busy with work. It’s a great feeling- I love working and being busy. For a while there, I liked the idea of being a stay at home mom-…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question #3

    This one I am asking for a friend of mine! I hope there’re girls out there who have had some kind of experience with this. BREECH BABIES Does anyone have stories…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question #2

    I had an amazing amount of response on the last pregnancy question. I really appreciate all of your answers. I loved reading all the details. It’s amazing how much more helpful…

  • Health Care Ordeal

    You guys will NOT believe this SHIT! So I am all pumped about my new health insurance policy with maternity option being issued effective March 1st, so that we can start…

  • Playing with the cats and pussies.

       I spent half the day today watching this amazing man Jim live and play in a real lion’s den. This guy, who owns (???) a wildlife refuge and rehabilitates wild…

  • Maternity Insurance Update

    Continuation of my maternity insurance debacle Well, what do you know? Health insurance people called. The moron agent, who was incredibly unfamiliar with coverages, also forgot to mention that I needed…

  • Thanksgiving and Black Friday Shopping

    Believe it or not, but I’m pretty much done with my black friday shopping.  All done online. I have one more store to actually go to and that’s it. Compared to…

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Why the picture of my two adorable black kitties, Travis and Casper? My test for toxoplasmosis antibodies came back. And despite the fact that I grew up with a ton of…

  • Preparations III: Vaccination and Testing

    Part I Part II Vaccinations Being up to date on certain vaccinations is an important step in pre-conception care. Most of us have had all the vaccines necessary administered back when…

  • Preparations Part II: Health Insurance

    Read Preconception part I here November  was a month away when I realized that there was no way I could be ready to start trying. So we decided to postpone it…

  • Toxins

      I was reading about environmental toxins last night and one of the things that jumped out at me was pesticides on golf courses. It said due to constant spraying schedules of…

  • Preparations, Part I

    So the first step to our pre-conception pre was a doctor’s visit. However, in reality, it started long before that. Initially, the plan was to start trying in Nov 2010, so…

  • The decision

    It all started like this: After 7.5 years of marriage we decided that i might be time to have a kid. We had done some travelling, worked hard, partied harder, had…