Tagged with pregnancy

Blogiversary II: Keep On Movin’

Blogiversary II: Keep On Movin’

Watch out now, it’s about to get crazy up in hur as I celebrate my 2nd anniversary of this blog!  It’s been so fun to watch the blog grow and meet new people over the past year, that I can’t wait to see what 2014 has in store.  Check out last year’s blogiversary here. In true … Continue reading

Having A Home Birth: Sophia’s Birth Story

Having A Home Birth: Sophia’s Birth Story

Hooray!  Here’s to my 100th post and Sophia turning one month old! A month ago today, I held our brand new baby girl in my arms and was in love.  My prayers were answered and I had a successful VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean)/HBAC (home birth after cesarean) in the comfort of my own home-think Little House on the Prairie, as my uncle … Continue reading

Chiropractic Care For Newborns And Nursing

Chiropractic Care For Newborns And Nursing

This is something that I feel very strongly about and want to share with you!  Remember my post on getting kids adjusted along with pregnant mamas?  Well, this just got taken to a whole other level. Chiropractic care saved mine and Sophia’s nursing relationship! Knowing full well that I went to get an adjustment every … Continue reading

40 Week Update

40 Week Update

I have hit and officially passed my ‘due’ date on Tuesday, the 24th, and am still going strong.  I feel bad not posting as much as I would like lately, but the end of this pregnancy has been wearing me out.  I still have several posts I want to write about (baby-related), like cloth diapering, elimination communication, home … Continue reading

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation

It’s about to get crunchy up in hur…so bear with me.  Don’t worry, I promise not to show actual pictures. I know you’re probably thinking, ‘Please tell me you’re not about to talk about eating your placenta, are you?’  ‘That’s disgusting!’  I know, I know, I was there just a short while ago, but I have … Continue reading

Emma’s Birth Story

Emma’s Birth Story

This post is only fitting, since I am now the proud mama to a 3-year-old. Here goes… I honestly never thought I’d do this, but I think it’s a must.  I want to get back into talking about my personal birth choices and feel it’s only fair to tell you where I’m coming from.  Emma’s birth doesn’t … Continue reading

I’m Growing An Avocado!

I’m Growing An Avocado!

Check this out, this is what I have going on: I’m super excited that it’s growing so well.  Now just a few more years and we might have some fruit…and I won’t have to spend so much on avocados every week.  Woo Hoo! …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… …………………… JUST KIDDING! This … Continue reading

Natural Parenting: 18 Months of Breastfeeding

Natural Parenting: 18 Months of Breastfeeding

Yes, I get it.  Some of you will think I’m nuts for nursing that long and others will totally understand.  For me, I have to say I’m proud and truly blessed.  Growing up for the past thirty years, I had constantly heard how my mom nursed both my sister and me for 18 months each and thought nothing … Continue reading