Alright! Today I am finally sharing the finished kids room!!!! I've shared about 1million photos and asked for so much feedback (on my IG stories), and here is the result: a shared space with an adorable woodland theme that will hopefully grow with the kids! My goals were simple: keep it *mostly* gender neutral, and… Continue reading Girl/Boy Room Sharing: A Woodland Theme!
The day before the caesarean we dropped our daughter off with her grandparents and went to the pre-op appintment. We decided to stay the night in the city to avoid extra driving, but that meant a total of 5 days away from JJ. Dropping her off wasn’t as emotional as I feared, because I had… Continue reading SJ’s Birth Story Part 2: Our Caesarean Birth
I found out that my baby boy had turned breech at our 36 week appointment. The midwives weren’t too concerned, and I was certain they were mistaken - but they sent me for an ultrasound anyway. I was nearly 37 weeks by the time I got in for the ultrasound, and I was CERTAIN that… Continue reading SJ’s Birth Story Part 1: Baby is Breech
I define body acceptance as: treating my body with respect, dignity, and love no matter what it looks like or it's current size. There may be things I want to work on, or struggle with, but my body always deserves to be treated with dignity - because it's my only vessel in this life. It deserves to be… Continue reading Why Body Acceptance Is A Major Part Of Self-Acceptance
Dear SJ, my sweet son, What an adventure we are about to begin together. I can't even imagine how I'll feel when I see your face for the first time. Your time in my belly has been so special and sweet, for me and your dad and your big sister. We are all so excited… Continue reading Dear SJ
Dear JJ, My sweet first born, my darling daughter, I have so many feelings about giving you the gift of a sibling next month. While I'm a little sad about losing our sweet time, just you and me, I'm also so sure that the gift of a sibling is one of the greatest gifts I… Continue reading Dear JJ
Dear postpartum me, You are beautiful. You are amazing. Your body has done something so remarkable. Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding - you are a hero. Promise me, promise me, that as you take the next 6 weeks (and beyond) you'll just enjoy your baby and soak up every moment of newborn goodness. Promise me that you'll also take… Continue reading Dear postpartum me,