Pregnancy / Post-partum

What to pack in your hospital bag – Downloadable / Printable Checklist

What to pack in your hospital bag – Downloadable / Printable Checklist

Knowing what to pack in your hospital bag can be a daunting task. What is necessary and what will simply be in the way during the chaos? I’ve put together a checklist of the essentials in a downloadable format so you can maintain your sanity […]

Inducing Labor

Inducing Labor

As your due date approaches and your belly begins to feel like there is absolutely no more room to stretch, you’ll begin searching for anything to help bring on those contractions. There are many different medical, natural and fun-to-try methods for inducing labor, and I’ve […]

Stretch Marks: The gift you can’t return

Stretch Marks: The gift you can’t return

Stretch marks are the holiday decorations for your bod that’ll never get taken down; they’re the Christmas gift from Pregnancy you can’t return. Stretch marks are extremely common during pregnancy; and the sad truth is, if you’re going to get them, there’s nothing you can do […]

How to plan your own baby shower without going crazy

How to plan your own baby shower without going crazy

Traditionally, baby showers are thrown for a first-time mommy-to-be by a friend or relative, reserved for only women, and consist of a strict schedule of events and games. Most times the expectant mother had little-to-no input on the festivities, so as not to stress about the […]

Top 5 Ways to Master Pregnancy in the Workplace

Top 5 Ways to Master Pregnancy in the Workplace

Being a career woman is hard enough without adding pregnancy to the mix. We are seen as more emotional, less rational, and less career-minded than our male counterparts. We get paid less even if we work harder. Pregnancy has the potential to enhance those stereotypes unless you can be proactive about it. Here are the Top 5 Ways to Master Pregnancy in the Workplace.

Baby Registry Essentials

Baby Registry Essentials

A baby registry is a magical list of everything you could ever want or need for your little bundle of joy; and if you’re really lucky, you get everything on your list fo’ free! But sometimes if your registry contains too many items and is not very focused, […]

What I should have said

What I should have said

People like to make a lot of assumptions during pregnancy and as the polite gentile woman I am (HA!), I smile, giggle a little, rub my tummy gleefully and pretend those comments are compliments. Here’s what I wish I could say. “You are definitely having twins!” WHERE I […]

Maternity Store Review

Maternity Store Review

Maternity Store Review Motherhood Maternity www.motherhood.com Alpharetta, GA 12 and 20 weeks pregnant MOMMY MY WAY RATING – 3.5 / 5 Motherhood Maternity was the first store I visited after I began showing. The staff was extremely helpful in locating the staples for me: jeans, solid-color cotton tops […]

The Baby Name Game

The Baby Name Game

Liams, Tylers, and Berrys, oh my! I can’t find a baby boy name I like, but why?! When I thought I was having a girl, it was oh so simple. I have always wanted a Jadyn and I was in Capri, Italy when I first […]

It’s actually a boy!

It’s actually a boy!

It was a girl, and now it’s a boy! Well to be fair, all human babies start out as girls. In reality though, I had been convinced I was having a girl since Day 1. I never doubted my instincts and when doctors told me […]