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  • TRAVELING TO TOKYO WITH A TODDLER

    I went on my first international trip with my son at 23-months to Tokyo, Japan. While there, I shared my experience on Instagram Stories and got so many DM’s from other…

  • 5 lessons I learned in 2023 as a First Time Mom

    I cannot believe it’s been over a year since I’ve last written here. That’s the longest I’ve been absent from this blog since I first created it in 2010. Becoming and…

  • MY 2022 NEWBORN MUST-HAVES

    Shopping for a baby is SO overwhelming. I remember walking into Buy Buy Baby during pregnancy and feeling so overwhelmed by all the products. I kept thinking… what is that, do…

  • 10 things I wish I knew about postpartum

    Although I knew postpartum was rough, I didn’t understand how rough it could be until I was in it. It was one of the hardest periods of my life since it…

  • My birth story

    It all started 7PM Thursday, June 2 (kind of). After I got home from walking around the park I started experiencing sharp cramps above my belly. By this point I experienced…

  • 3rd trimester pregnancy update

    3rd trimester begins at 28-weeks of pregnancy and lasts until you give birth which is on average 40-weeks. I’m currently 34-weeks pregnant so have about a month and a half to…

  • How to plan a baby shower

    Traditionally baby showers are hosted by a family member or close friend, but Josh and I decided to plan our baby shower ourselves. Even though my best friends offered, I didn’t…

  • My Positive 2nd Trimester Experience

    I can’t believe my 2nd trimester is over in a week. A friend told me that 1st trimester feels the longest since you’re obsessed with tracking your weekly progression and your…

  • Traveling During my 1st Trimester of Pregnancy

    Since all my travels were planned pre-pregnancy I went on all of them underestimating how I’d feel. I also have a tendency to think I can handle anything, and because I’m…

  • My First Trimester Pregnancy Symptoms

    Although I plan to launch this post much later, I’m actually writing this 16-weeks pregnant and the above photo was taken 14-weeks pregnant. I wanted to write about my first trimester…