I am a mom of three (5 years, 3 years and a newborn). I have all my kids at home (no childcare), a full time job, and I homeschool. I don’t have family help, a nanny or housekeeper, and more and more I’m having to find creative ways to spend individualized alone time with each member of my family.… Read more
Neither you or your partner should have any expectations of what sex should be after birth. Just like pregnancy, labor, and delivery, all our journeys are, and will continue to be, very different. Some women slide back into having sex very easily, and for others the experience can be a bit more difficult. … Read more
I am frequently asked by women ranging in age for early twenties to mid forties…
“What is it like being a mom? How do you know if you’re ready, if you’ll ever be ready, or if it’s the right time to become a mom?… Read more
Pregnancy Journals – 26 weeks – day 1 – Antibiotic Pregnancy Failure
Today, I was informed that I have a severe infection and would need to take antibiotics. For an individual who has gone through two previous pregnancies refusing to take anything more than Unisom or some Tums, the news came as a devastating blow.… Read more
Pregnancy Journals – 23 weeks – day 2 – Sit on the floor tired and pregnant.
I am exercising regularly, eating well and drinking a ton of water, yet… I am still extremely fatigued at 23 weeks pregnant. Walking up one flight of stairs makes me sit on the floor tired.… Read more
Pregnancy Journals – 18 weeks – day 2 – Fetal Anatomy Scan
Today, I had my fetal anatomy scan and we’re having our third girl!
What is an obstetric ultrasound (sonogram)?
A diagnostic imaging exam that sends pulses of ultrasounds into your tissue.… Read more
Pregnancy Journals – 18 weeks – day 1 – You may be in need of electrolytes!
I am struggling to stay hydrated during this pregnancy, well… all my pregnancies. Although, I don’t through up food, I do vomit water daily. Over the past week I have been consciously seeking out tasty ways to increase my hydration and electrolytes balance.… Read more