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What it is Like Having a Baby During a Pandemic

     When I found out I was expecting it was the beginning of 2021 and we were almost a year into the pandemic. In March 2021, my husband and I married and then shortly after we started to prepare for baby. Now, the VERY first thing we did…
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Trying to Enjoy it, Whilst Loving on Coffee

   Today I had an epiphany - It was Monday, again. I am not sure how long it has been since I knew what day of the week it was. I had some groceries delivered, washed a load of laundry and failed to get a 4-month-old to sleep (See Facebook…
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Camping With An Infant

    When most parents think about camping with their infant, they instantly have a mini aneurysm. My husband and I did - until we watched a few YouTube videos that inspired us to go ahead take the plunge into the unknown. Was it a good idea?…
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A New Mom’s 1 Month Review

    It's comical, but the reality is everyone in 2021 is reviewing everything under the sun. I thought I'd hop on that train and as a new mom, ride the well traveled review route. In this blog I'll be writing about the expectations I had verses…
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She Has Arrived! (Early)

   It's been a scary journey, but she is finally here - earlier than expected, but healthy! Despite all my complications, especially at the end of it all. She was born August 25, 2021 at 11:11 am, 5 pounds 6 ounces and 17.5 inches long - small…
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The Stroller Scam You’ve Never Heard of, Until Now!

     Remember the old saying, "If it's too good to be true, it probably is." Well I should have remembered this for my own sake! The past 5 months I have been researching the most functional baby equipment for my needs. When it came to strollers,…
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What I’m Bringing in my Hospital Bag(s)

     Trying to figure out what you'll need when you find yourself ready to have your baby can be hard. Especially when you have never packed a bag like this before. In this blog post I will break it down into three essential categories: Mommy…
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Emergency Room Visit – It’s Too Early!

     At 28 weeks and 3 days pregnant, I was just about to leave to have lunch with my friend and my husband - when all hell broke loose. I had just showered and went to use the restroom (because I have to go all the time!) - when I was done…
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Amazon Baby Registry Welcome Box

     Amazon Baby Registry Welcome Box was something that peaked my interest from the beginning of this pregnancy journey. Before I even made a registry, I made an account with an app called: What To Expect. "What to Expect is the world’s…
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The Nursery Furniture & Placement

     I have been dreading it for months - making a decision on nursery furniture. As a first time mother I had a hard time choosing what is really needed in a nursery. After much deliberation and a few YouTube videos, I finally decided on…