Category Archives: Pregnancy

I’m Scared to Have 2 Kids: an update 2 years later

On April 23, 2012 I took a deep breath and published a blog post that I was nervous to share. I confessed that my swollen belly made me anxious. I wasn’t ready to have two kids. In fact, I was … Continue reading

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14 Things You Need for Your Postpartum Body: A Pre-Baby Shopping List for Mommy!

This post contains affiliate links. Diapers?  Check.  Onesies?  Check.  Car seat?  Check.  Things to help you take care of your postpartum body?  Umm… When I was pregnant with Grace, I came up with a list of questions for all of … Continue reading

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Baby Bumps, Newborns, and Blessing Others

When I was pregnant with Noah I read the blog post 100 Ways to Bless a New Mom by Lisa-Jo Baker.  Without shame, I printed the full article and put it on my fridge. Of course I wanted all who … Continue reading

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Swagbucks Paid for My Maternity Clothes {plus a sign up bonus code}

The first time I heard about Swagbucks in 2008, I was pretty skeptical.  Does this really work?  It is going to take forever to earn any prizes, right?  I had my doubts about the whole thing, but I used it … Continue reading

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10 Practical Tips for a Fabulous & Affordable Nursery

This post contains affiliate links. I am not very skilled at decorating, but there are several practical things that I’ve done with my children’s nursery that I think make it fabulous.  Plus these things were affordable for our low budget. … Continue reading

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