Pregnancy / Post-partum

Zaylen’s Birth Story

Zaylen’s Birth Story

Mommy My Way Introducing: Zaylen Wayne Birthday: January 30, 2015 Birth Time: 11:02 a.m. Weight: 8 pounds 7.6 ounces Length: 21 inches The week before my due date, I was officially over pregnancy. I was in an incredible amount of pain and I could barely […]

Preparing for maternity leave

Preparing for maternity leave

Preparing for maternity leave can be a daunting task. You’re out of the office for 2-3 months with all of your daily tasks and long-term projects either passed off to temps and other employees or just left to accumulate while you’re gone. How do you ensure that you’ll […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Diaper Stocking

Do’s and Don’ts of Diaper Stocking

There are many different levels of diaper-stocking parents and I classify myself as a Category 1. A Cat. 5 being those who use every nook and cranny of their storage areas for diapers. Many of the advice pages I’ve found cater to this extreme form […]

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 […]

How to organize a Changing Table

How to organize a Changing Table

Changing tables come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing remains constant: it is a major component to your nursery and should contain all of the essentials. My little man’s changing table consists of three drawers, a two shelf cabinet with door, an open […]

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, […]