Pregnancy Milestone

Aaron and I were talking last night and we are coming up on an emotional pregnancy milestone. One week from tomorrow will be the point in pregnancy with Austin that my water broke and he was born (5 weeks early). Now of course the goal is to make it past that date (March 1st) this time […] Read more…

5 Things That Help Me Survive The 18 Month Sleep Regression

The 18 month sleep regression is by far the worst regression we have experienced! I think it’s a combination of teething, learning to walk, a growing vocabulary and of course learning that he is his own person. A couple of weeks ago we went through a week and where Austin didn’t want to go to sleep. […] Read more…

Austin is 18 Months Old

I can’t believe Austin is 18 months old already. I think he can officially be called a toddler now. We had his well-check today so I thought it was a good time for an update. Where he is now: Speech – Austin is a great communicator. We started doing sign language with him which has definitely […] Read more…

One Year Blogging Anniversary

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since I started this blog. I didn’t know how to blog, where to start, or what I wanted to do, I just knew I needed to find some sort of outlet outside of just being mom. I have had my ups and downs, and definitely feel like […] Read more…

5 Things Helping Me Survive Winter

I love Winter, but I don’t love the dry air that causes dry, itchy skin; sore sinus’; and mid-winter blahs. Add third trimester and pregnancy hormones and this is not my favorite winter. So, here are 5 things helping me to survive this winter. Plush Blush Nail Polish – A fresh coat of nail polish always […] Read more…

Silicone Muffin Cups

I am currently obsessed with these silicone muffin cups. I found these ones at Michaels, but you can get them pretty much anywhere. I have been on a kick making all kinds of things in my muffin tin, but I hate cleaning the muffin pan, and don’t want to keep using paper liners. 5 things I […] Read more…

6 Pregnancy Stretches for Lower Back Pain

I had great intentions to work out throughout this pregnancy, but between morning sickness and taking care of a toddler, I just didn’t do it. There were a few weeks right in the middle when I felt well enough and did some at home workouts and some prenatal yoga, but once the sickness came back […] Read more…

The Weekend and A Snowday

New photo by Sarah Severa / Google Photos New photo by Sarah Severa / Google Photos New photo by Sarah Severa / Google Photos New photo by Sarah Severa / Google Photos We had a nice weekend at home, and Austin was all about his Daddy time. With an unexpected trip to Labor and Delivery […] Read more…

Pregnancy: My Advice

Left: Current pregnancy, 30 weeks; Right: 1st Pregnancy, 30 weeks New photo by Sarah Severa / Google Photos Caption: When stuck in Labor and Delivery for 5 hours, watch Gilmore Girls   Well, I am 30 weeks into this pregnancy with 10 weeks to my due date. In all reality, if this baby stays in another 5-6 […] Read more…

Pancake Muffins

One of the Mom boards I follow posted the idea of Pancake Muffins. Um, Genius! Austin loves pancakes, but we definitely needed a change. Since weight gain and eating is a constant battle, I am always looking for new ideas and ways to incorporate veggies and healthy fats into Austin’s diet. It was quick, easy, […] Read more…

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