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We Have A “Threenager” and I love It

Guys, my first-born turned 3. I can't even believe that I have been a momma for 3 years, it's insane! Although I feel like I've aged 30 years, I still can't believe it. I am really loving this age. I was warned about the "threenager" stage and I'll be the first to say that the… Continue reading We Have A “Threenager” and I love It

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Motherhood & Me, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

3 Ways To Prepare Your Body For Labor

First and foremost, talk to your doctor before trying any of these recommendations. Secondly, none of these "tips" will induce labor but they can help to prepare your body. If you're nearing the end of your pregnancy, I can almost 100% guarantee you've googled "How to start labor," we've all done it, and by now… Continue reading 3 Ways To Prepare Your Body For Labor

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10 of my most used baby items: Months NB-3

YAY! You're expecting a little baby, Congrats! It's such a fun and exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming time. There is so much out there for those teeny tiny babes that you might be wondering what's actually necessary.  In this post I'm going to share my most used baby items from Newborn… Continue reading 10 of my most used baby items: Months NB-3

Lifestyle, Messy Motherhood, Motherhood & Me, Uncategorized

A Onederful Weekend

As some of you know, we recently celebrated our daughters first birthday - 365 days of Lydia! I almost can't believe it. Her birthday fell on a Friday, so the whole weekend was about her! We had so much fun celebrating. It was a busy weekend. Full of family, cake, brunch, wine and memories! The… Continue reading A Onederful Weekend

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Lydia Mitty – A Birth Story

It's so crazy to think that this time last year I was about to go into labor (and even crazier that I have 2 toddlers)! In honor of Lydia's 1st birthday, I've decided to share her birth story. On April 5th I had my 39 week check up. I had already requested to have my… Continue reading Lydia Mitty – A Birth Story

Messy Motherhood, Motherhood, Motherhood & Me, Uncategorized

Easter Recap

We had a blast this Easter! We have 2 children, one who is just entering toddlerhood and the other who is right in the thick of it! Our holiday was spent relaxing and I wouldn't have it any other way. We aren't very religious so we didn't attend mass. We stayed in our jammies until… Continue reading Easter Recap

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Postpartum Depression

Depression. It can be a scary word for some. When I hear the word depression I picture a woman laying in a dark bedroom, blinds closed, weeping and surrounded by tissues. So, when I was diagnosed with postpartum depression myself, I had a really hard time accepting it because that's not me. I'm not the… Continue reading Postpartum Depression

Motherhood & Me

57 hours of labor…

Yup, you read that correctly... I was in labor for 57 looooong hours. From 12:00 am Wednesday, June 17th 2015 to 9:05 am, Friday, June 19th. I can retrace almost every hour of the whole thing so vividly in my mind. And although my labor was longer than most, it was worth every. single. second. So I… Continue reading 57 hours of labor…