I was four months pregnant with my second, and I was telling my cousins how anxious I was to have a baby without my mom. I choked up every time I talked about it. There were nights when I would curl up in a ball and sob, terrified of how I was going to do … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Moms Need a Postpartum Doula (and How to Find One)
This post contains affiliate links, but the opinions are completely my own. I think we need to stop sending e-vites. Here's why. Several months ago, I pulled a huge pile of mail out of our mailbox and plopped it on the kitchen counter. This adorable pink envelope was peaking out from the mountain of catalogs, … Continue reading The Most Perfect Invitations for Your Most Important Events
I hated packing bags for the hospital. Absolutely hated it. Well, really, I just hate packing bags of any kind, but there's something about packing a bag FOR A BABY that makes it feel so much more intense, especially the first time around. Probably because having a baby is a pretty big deal, and having … Continue reading Hospital Bag: Baby #1 vs. Baby #2
Essential oils are my new best friend, and I don't care who knows it. Have I been living under a rock? I think maybe. Up until about three weeks ago, the scope of my knowledge on these fabulous little things were this: they smelled good. But as I have come to learn a little bit … Continue reading Still Not Using Essential Oils? Read This.