Pregnancy Ain't Perfect Aiming for August

    When Pregnancy Ain’t Pretty: An Update and a Blogging Break

    May 6, 2017

    When I started this blog a little over a year ago, I had an idea in mind. I wanted to write about pregnancy and motherhood from an authentic point of view so that other women who didn’t feel as though their lives were perfect would find a place of solace. Now, here I am, pregnant again and have barely bared my soul on my own personal writing space. I only have a couple of days left of pregnancy and I am full of emotions, thoughts, and feelings. I think it’s only appropriate to let that out and talk a little bit about everything going on in life right now.
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    5 Easy Ways to Support a New Mom

    5 Easy Ways to Support a New Mom

    April 28, 2017

    I am due with baby number 2 any day now! The waiting game is exciting but also a little scary. I know that life is about to change in an innumerable amount of ways but I think I’m ready for it! With Baby E, we were fortunate enough to have family nearby to help us ease into the transition. Between all the women in both of our families, Baby E and I were completely taken care of. The help and support that they delivered contributed to my confidence and success as a new mother. Having any type of help from friends or family is an amazing way to give support to the new mother. Here are the 5 ways that I want to motivate you all to support a new mother! Continue reading…

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    Adventures in Avoiding Screen Time: 20 Screen Free Activities for a Toddler

    April 21, 2017

    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, screen-time should be very limited for all children. They believe that children under 2 years of age shouldn’t have ANY screen time unless it’s videochatting. From ages 2 to 5, they say to limit it to one hour of “educational” television per day. Though the rules and regulations have been addressed, I personally find this to be an unrealistic expectation in today’s society.

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    Creating a Capsule Maternity Wardrobe

    April 17, 2017

    If you’ve already went through the internal debate of whether or not to purchase maternity clothes and you’re on this page, then you’ve possibly decided “Yes! Give me all of the cute clothes for my beautifully blossoming body”. Before you go crazy and start buying things willy-nilly, read more to figure out how exactly to create your capsule maternity wardrobe. Continue reading…

    Aiming for August Blue Apron Experience

    Cooking with Class: A Blue Apron Review

    April 16, 2017

    A few weeks ago, I posted on Facebook and Instagram that I was trying out Blue Apron for the first time! I’ve heard tons of great things about this company and food delivery services in general so I was more than excited when they reached out and asked me to collaborate with them! Now that I’ve completed cooking all 3 meals, I’m excited to finally share my experience with Blue Apron; the pros, cons, and overall experience!

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    Maternity Clothes: To Buy or Not to Buy?

    April 6, 2017

    Maternity fashion is all the rage whenever you’re expecting. When you’re feeling down or just not like yourself, a nice new outfit can definitely cheer you up! So when you’re pregnant, finding the cutest and nicest thing to wear can be very exciting. On the other hand, pregnancy is not permanent. Although nine months may seem long, it can fly by in the blink of eye. This leaves some women wondering if it is even worth it to purchase any maternity clothing. With this being my second pregnancy, I feel that I have enough background to answer the question: “Should I or should I not purchase a maternity wardrobe?”. In today’s post, I’m doing just that! I’m answering the question (in my opinion, obviously) as well as discussing the pros and cons of this topic!
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