How To Get Comfortable While Pregnant

May 2, 2017 in Life Made Easier - No Comments
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. However, with that beauty does come some pain and a lot of discomfort at varying points during the pregnancy. As your baby grows larger, so does the strain he or she puts on your body. You might start to find that it can be incredibly difficult to find a comfortable… Read More »

7 Simple Ways To Manage Postpartum Hair Loss

November 21, 2016 in Uncategorized - No Comments
When you were pregnant, you were probably graced with a head full of thick and illustrious hair. During this time, postpartum hair loss was probably the least of your worries. In fact, at this time, you were probably thrilled with the quality and texture of your hair and convinced that pregnancy had added new life to your… Read More »

Our Family Is Growing

April 20, 2015 in Pregnancy & Baby - 5 Comments
I've been holding off on this post because I haven't been all that motivated to write. As a creative blogger, I often feel the pressure to always be creative and keep things light. And honestly, up until spring I had been drained of all of my energy and passion due to stress overload and the… Read More »

Staying Warm: Lands’ End Cire Down Parka

November 5, 2012 in Primp - 94 Comments
The weather here in the midwest has been surprisingly moderate although we've had a few unpredictable bitter days. The temps have stabilized and coat weather is definitely here to stay. After taking the Quality Coat Challenge last year, I've become a huge fan of Lands' End. I ended up wearing the black Lands' End coat… Read More »

Baby Notes: Weeks 30 & 31 + Honesty

September 25, 2012 in Kids, Pregnancy & Baby - 7 Comments
I have come to the conclusion that I cannot keep up with the regularly scheduled pregnancy photos and updates... personal updates for that matter. Makes me feel bad, but I can't dwell on it. All I can do is keep trying. I will, in a separate post, share photos that I've taken throughout the pregnancy… Read More »


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