9 Tips For Getting Out Of The House Faster With Baby

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I’m sure in two weeks, when I actually pop this kid out (and yes, I kind of hate that phrase too…), I will be laughing hysterically at the thought that I once imagined I could offer up any “tips” on getting out of the house faster with baby in tow, but nonetheless, it has to […]



Win a $50 Costco Gift Card

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Official disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Huggies® Brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Hope that’s ok, because, I swear there’s good things in it for you too…  As a professional blogger, I will not get excited about the opportunity to […]



Before-Baby Bucket List

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If you read my big announcement yesterday, you joined me in celebrating the fact that my previously-breech baby has turned right side-down (where I’m hoping she will stay) and that I am looking at my last two weeks of pregnancy, woohoo! My doctor plans on an early induction at 38 weeks and after checking with […]



Bumpdate: 36 Weeks!

This is actually me at 35 weeks, but it was better than my mirrored bump selfie, trust me.

Ok, I’ve never actually done one of these so-called “bump dates” (play on words! so cute! or gag-worthy!), but I am giving in today because I have big news: The baby has turned! For anyone who follows me on Facebook or Instagram, I’ve been posting updates on how my stubborn baby –mostly due to her […]



Your Lines: The Lily Field

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Well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted one of my Your Lines interviews with an inspiring young mom, but today, I’m happy to feature the beautiful Brittany of The Lily Field. She is a mother that almost seems too good to be true–always cooking up some delectable, healthy meal and loving life at home […]



Get Your FREE Huggies Diapers & Wipes!

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Official disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Huggies® Brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Hope that’s ok, because did I mention free diapers?  The countdown has begun to baby #4.  Not that I’m counting, of course. Ahem. I have […]



A Young Mom Q&A and A Book Giveaway!

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Sometimes, I look back on how far I’ve come from this blog’s beginning and I am so, so incredibly grateful. I love where I am in this journey to becoming a writer and I pray every day that this dream doesn’t disappear on me, because I truly love what I do. And of course, as […]



Red, White, and Expecting: A Patriotic Pregnancy

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As I round down the weeks on this, my fourth pregnancy, I can’t help but think how connected we all are as mothers. From the older to the younger, past and present, grandmothers and aunts and those who will come before us. We have all stood together, in the solidarity that is motherhood. Underneath the […]



Baby Swag

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It’s getting closer to baby time and if strangers’ reactions are any indication, I am clearly “about to pop” any day now. (Aka, every person I walked by at Kohls today when I waddled in to buy a new tank top in hopes I might survive the summer as something other than a sweaty pool […]



Homemade Chai Tea Popsicles

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So I may be slightly obsessed with chai tea.  But I am even more obsessed with chai tea in the form of a sweet and refreshing popsicle. It’s not often that something I make off of Pinterest ends up edible, but in this case, we have a winner. Get the easy recipe for homemade chai […]