Who Are You?

I’ll admit, I don’t connect well with my pregnancies. At least I don’t feel like I do.   I think about my baby often; I try a lot to connect. But it’s a struggle for sure. It takes being calm and mindful and those are qualities I lack in many areas of my life. I’m not […]

31 + 32 Weeks

Don’t let yourself miss the amazing giveaway going on this week … roughly $700 worth of baby and mama goodness! How far along: 32 weeks Gender: Little mister! Weight gain: I’ve been organizing our master bathroom in anticipation of our home birth. During my cleaning spree I found our old scale, replaced the batteries and learned that I’m […]

29 + 30 Weeks

How far along: 30 weeks, 1 day Gender: A very active little boy Weight gain: Plus 20 pounds so far.  Sleep: Lame. But isn’t it always when your belly is this big and you have to wake up to roll over. I adore my naps more than every now. Probably the best two hours of sleep I get all […]

26, 27, + 28 Weeks

^^^ Diffuser necklace from the one and only, Madre Beads ^^^ How far along: 28 weeks, 3 day … hello third trimester! Gender: A little man! Weight gain: Not sure what I’ve added in the last few weeks; the beauty of not owning a scale!  Sleep: Since we returned from Disneyland I’ve slept like a baby! I think I’m […]

24 + 25 Weeks

How far along: 25 weeks, 2 days Gender: A little man, and I think we’ve narrowed down a very top name pick! Jemma has owned it so much that she is announcing it to everyone … our grocery checker, Awanas leader, midwife. Weight gain: I gained 7 pounds in the last month :/ I’m blaming the Costco box of Lucky […]

Style File /// Bead For Life

Scarf – gift /// Bracelet – c/o BeadforLife /// Tank – Target /// Leggings – Nordstrom /// Cardigan – Nordstrom /// Shoes – Tieks I’ve never been pregnant in the Fall or Winter. Jemma was an October baby; and it was warm up until her birth day. Max is my August man, so again, hot. […]

22 + 23 Weeks

How far along: 23 weeks, 1 day Gender: Baby boy on the horizon! Weight gain: Plus 10 pounds. Maybe more seeing that I just bought Lucky Charms in bulk at Costco. Sleep: Good. I’ve been staying up later and napping during the day and it seems to be a good balance. Best moment this week: Nesting has moved in early and […]

20 + 21 Weeks

How far along: 21 weeks, 4 days Gender: It’s a boy! I have officially guessed wrong with every child! Weight gain: Plus 10 pounds. Works for me. Sleep: I finally got consistent with taking my mag calm and it’s doin’ wonders for me in the sleep department. Best moment this week: A healthy as pie ultrasound! So relieved to hear […]

Style File — Bump Official

There is something about reaching the 20 week mark in pregnancy that feels exhilarating. Tiring too, but mostly I have this overarching joy surrounding the sweet baby growing inside of me. With 20 weeks brings a noticeable bump and therefore, more “Congratulations!” and less “Are you pregnant?” comments. Even better, I feel daily kicks from this sweet […]