Cloth Diaper Styles I’ll Be Using!

We’ve officially started our cloth diaper stash! Let me just say, I’ve already become so obsessed! From cute prints and colors and different styles I’m beyond excited for my girl to get here!! I have about 15 cloth diapers so far. While reading up about all the different types and brands of cloth diapers and…

Ten Old Wives Tales That Were Actually True!

Waiting 16-20 weeks to find out your little ones gender can feel like a lifetime!! Theres always people around who like to guess on the gender of your baby and of course you have your own idea of what your little one is! For me, I had a really strong feeling it was a little…

Labor Positions

Traditionally in a hospital setting women are placed flat on their backs while in labor and when they push their baby out. There are numerous reasons why this position is not ideal for labor. The first is that while laying flat on your back your uterus compresses and constricts major blood vessels which can deprive…

5 Reasons I’m choosing cloth diapers!

Before I even became pregnant I knew I wanted to cloth diaper! In this post I’ll be sharing my personal reasons why I’m doing it: The Comfort: Would you like to be sitting in paper underwear all day?  I wouldn’t! The fabric of cloth diapers is so much softer than that of disposables. Sensitive baby booty:…

22 Weeks- Wait What?!

Okay but seriously where has the time gone? I’m sitting here two weeks shy of being 6 months pregnant! I can’t believe it! I’ve been feeling my little babe move around since about 16 weeks but the last week or so I can feel her getting stronger. I was half way asleep when I jolted…

Herbal Infusions

For the past three weeks I’ve been brewing up my herb medicine on the daily! Herbal infusions are actually pretty simple. Similar to tea, you have your dried herbs and your boiling water, the only thing that changes is the steep time! If I wake up early in the morning I usually steep my infusion 4-6 hours….

Pregnancy Workouts:

Studies have shown that staying active throughout your pregnancy has numerous benefits for both you and your baby. Of course if you are reading this in your first trimester you might be thinking that there is no way in hell you would be able to exercise right now. Don’t worry, its true what they say……

IT’S A….

♥LITTLE LADY!! ♥ Erik and I were hiking in Big Sur on June 19th and little did we know I was already carrying our daughter! On the coastal ride back home we started thinking about names. He’s actually the one who came up with our daughters first name. We then started thinking about middle names and…

20 weeks! Oh my! 

Wow! I have officially made it to the half way point! Morning sickness is non-exsistant although I’ve been having little dizzy spells here and there. My food aversions are actually getting much better! Yesterday I ate asparagus and mushrooms and this morning I didn’t pick out my spinach from my morning omelet! What?! Winning! I…

Let’s talk about raising a family. 

For me, I’ve always wanted a family. When I pictured it as a small child I remember thinking a mom, a dad a few children and a happy home. From the very early years I felt like this image had been imprinted in my mind and heart. Personally, growing up my family life wasn’t so…

Major Food Aversions… Still. 

Even well into my 2nd trimester at 18 weeks I’ve been having major food aversions. Or as my man would call it I’m just super picky! It usually starts off with him naming off a complete list of every single food item in every single food group and I shake my head and say ewwww!…

Mama-to-be: My 1st Trimester, Honestly. 

Ahhhh! I can finally say I’m feeling better. I’m being honest when I say that the last few months have not been easy for me. From morning sickness that lasted all day, to extreme exhaustion, not having an appetite and being super moody. On top of that, I could not breathe for the life of…