Praise the Boyfriend Jean

The transition from maternity clothing to fitting back into your old jeans doesn’t happen over night. In fact, it can take sometime. I lived in leggings and sweatpants before…

Owlet Baby Care Monitor

Before Vivienne was born, I wrote a blog post about the kind of mom I want to be.  I shared some cliché and expectant qualities: patient, a teacher,…

Vivienne’s Nursery Reveal

Vivienne’s nursery was designed by me with modern and simplistic style in mind. It all started by falling in love with a crib, the color white, and knowing…

Our first month with Vivienne

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve began writing this post within the last few weeks. Although I am writing today with a clear mind and heavy heart, there…

Newborn Essentials

Words can’t describe how amazing the past couple of weeks have been and how grateful I am for such a beautiful and sweet baby girl. It’s been an…

Sleeping with Pangeabed

Disclosure: Pangeabed sent me a Copper mattress for free to review on this blog. All recommendations and opinions are my own. As a first-time mom as of two…

Packing for the Hospital: Real Talk

I wanted to write an update regarding my Packing for the Hospital post and disclose the truth about what was actually used during our hospital stay. For the…

My Birth Story

This has to be the most emotional and difficult blog post that I have ever had to write. Finding the right words to express how I’ve been feeling…

About last night

Since having my membranes sweeped yesterday morning, I had contractions and a back ache the rest of the day. Infrequent, sometimes painful, but mainly just consistent throughout the…

39 WEEKS PREGNANT

Today, we are 39 weeks pregnant! Only 7 days away until our official due date. I had my weekly appointment this morning, where my doctor said I am…