• Hospital Bag Checklist & Printable

    I have read all the lists, watched all the vlogs and received all the advice on what to pack for the hospital. After taking in that information, going through the book from our birthing class and honestly taking a look at myself and my normal needs, I created these hospital bag checklists. While I am sure I am overpacking, we live 30 minutes from the hospital, and even though that distance isn’t crazy, I don’t want anyone to have to go back to our house when I can just be over-prepared from the start. I created a list for each of us (myself, Dave and Olivia) and added or removed…

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    Bumpdate #4 & Random Pregnancy Thoughts: 32 Weeks

    Well, it’s been over 10 weeks since my last bump date. I’m at such a crossroads with blogging right now. Obviously pregnancy is a huge part of my life now and I want to document that, but I also feel like I want to share other things….but I don’t know what those other things are. I’m a bit overwhelmed with just how many balls I have in the air for the time being, but I want to push that aside for today to share some random things I have been thinking about that won’t ever see a post dedicated to just the smaller thoughts. Pregnancy is so weird. You’re expected…

  • Babymoon Planning & Traveling Guide

    The term babymoon popped up within the last few years, and everybody knows I am down for any reason to travel, so we took full advantage of the new-found reason to take a vacation. This adventure is a little different though, I needed to plan for a big ol’ belly to be wandering around, feet that might be swollen (they were!) and the need for constant bathroom breaks. Planning for this trip was slightly more stressful than usual, but also a little less planned out because I have pregnancy brain and literally kept forgetting we were about to go abroad for 10 days. I did a lot of research before…