Motherhood | Pregnancy

We Missed You Before You Were Born

We moved into this house, your father and I, and I had this sense that it was empty. Where was the noise? The chatter? The running around? I think I instinctively knew that we were missing you. We were two adults, living in a townhouse that was too big for two people. When you live […]

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Giving Birth

During pregnancy, I spent so much time being anxious about how much it was going to hurt to give birth. I was scared out of my mind. Could I handle the pain? How would I know when the baby was close to coming out? I decided to do a natural birth at the hospital to […]

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Motherhood | Pregnancy

Finding the Right Stroller

If you’re going to have a baby, there is a ton of options out there for strollers. ¬†There are high end strollers you can get from Nordstrom that cost thousands of dollars, basic models from Target that won’t hurt the bank, and travel system combos that are in the mid-tier. What type of stroller you […]

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The Ultrasound

The thought, “Wow, I’m having a baby” didn’t really sink in until we went to the ultrasound at the radiology center. Up until that point, I knew I was pregnant but it just sort of felt like my stomach was getting a little fatter, that’s all. My brain was a bit in denial, I guess. […]

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Tips for Bad Morning Sickness. Photo by Michiko Yoon.
Pregnancy

Tips for Bad Morning Sickness

In my first trimester of pregnancy, I had really bad morning sickness. I wanted to share a few tips for first-time pregnant moms that are looking for ways to alleviate the queasiness and vomiting.   1. Avoid acidic foods or drinks like tomato sauce, citrus fruits, or coffee. Avoiding¬†foods like marinara pasta, pizza, oranges, and […]

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