Newest pregnancy diagnoses – Gestational Diabetes

The dreaded glucose pregnancy drink; yeah, I had to drink it twice! With my first pregnancy and my current pregnancy. Both times I failed the first test and needed to go back for the 3 hour test. The drink isn’t great but the worst part was having to have your blood drawn 4 times withinContinue reading “Newest pregnancy diagnoses – Gestational Diabetes”

The First Dental Visit For Our One Year Old!

Ellie had her very first dentist appointment! It seemed a little silly since she only has 4 teeth on the top and 2 teeth on the bottom. But it was great to get her used to this oral hygiene thing and I learned a lot myself while being there. I learned she is late onContinue reading “The First Dental Visit For Our One Year Old!”

Bath Time Fear at 10 months old – How I Identified and Resolved the Problem

Bath time has yet to be an issue for us. In fact, Ellie loves taking a bath! We had a solid routine where she would take a bath each night. She knew what to expect each night and it worked for us. We don’t necessarily use soap every night, she may not need it orContinue reading “Bath Time Fear at 10 months old – How I Identified and Resolved the Problem”

Covid-19 is a challenging time for all, especially kids. Mother’s and kids do not need the opinions of “Karen’s” when out and about!

I wanted to vent a bit about Covid-19 and kids! Now I know there are a lot of different opinions around the topic of Covid; is it real, is it a scare tactic. That’s not the point of my post, I don’t want to go down that road. However, I do not understand why randomContinue reading “Covid-19 is a challenging time for all, especially kids. Mother’s and kids do not need the opinions of “Karen’s” when out and about!”

The Reason Behind The Blog

I’ve been getting comments on my blog from people while I am out and about. “I love your blog posts!” “I’m so glad you shared this, I was wondering about that!” Even just the simple… “You’re doing great!” These comments are the exact reason I wanted to start this blog! While I was pregnant withContinue reading “The Reason Behind The Blog”

Expectations vs. Reality of Motherhood

I couldn’t help but think about the life of motherhood when I read a comment on one of my photo’s about how my daughter is always happy and smiling. “But she isn’t ALWAYS happy” I thought to myself. Is that what I am portraying on my social media accounts? I think we all tend toContinue reading “Expectations vs. Reality of Motherhood”

My Truth About Breastfeeding – Its not all Sunshine and Rainbows!

My entire pregnancy and at many prenatal appointments I was asked if I would be breastfeeding my new baby. I always answer “Yes, if I can” I would get a nod of approval from whomever asked and we would move on. My perception of breastfeeding was simple; its part of nature, the mother and babyContinue reading “My Truth About Breastfeeding – Its not all Sunshine and Rainbows!”

2 Things I said I would never do prior to having kids. Now I am doing both! Can other moms relate?

I can think of 2 topics which I said I would never do or never be before I became a mom and now that I am a mom I realized I am and have done both these things! Before becoming a mom I used to look around at what other mothers do or don’t whenContinue reading “2 Things I said I would never do prior to having kids. Now I am doing both! Can other moms relate?”