If you have a dysfunctional closet or continuously lose baby socks, this post is for you! Our master walk-in closet is tiny and dysfunctional. There is a wall sticking out right as you open the door and then a bar for clothes hanging on either side of the wall. It's a bit tricky to explain, … Continue reading 3 Closet Hacks: 1 for You, 2 for Baby
After gaining 14lb. in 1 month while pregnant with Jackson, I decided I needed to put an end to the excessive weight gain right away. I joined an amazing workout group called Stroller Strong Moms (aka S.L.A.M -Sweat Like A Mother) when I was 28 weeks pregnant. SLAM curtailed the weight gain and I was … Continue reading 6 EASY Ways to be More Healthy RIGHT NOW!
I have a confession: I'm not proud of it, but before I had Jackson I judged moms on their mothering. NOT. ANY. MORE. This post isn't about how amazing Jackson is (but he is AMAZING) OR how wonderful motherhood is (it IS wonderful) because everyone already knows all of that. That's why pregnancies are so … Continue reading The first 8 weeks!
Welcome to Part 3 of Adventures in Cloth Diapering: My Stash and Storage! This is my final "planned" post. From here on out I'll be sharing our cloth diapering experiences (good and bad, failures and successes, trial and error) as they come...I actually already have a fail to share a bit later! Keep reading to … Continue reading Adventures in Cloth Diapering Part 3: My Stash and Storage
Time for a nursery reveal! This nursery has literally been a work in progress for (almost) 3 years...it'll be 3 years in January. At first, I went back and forth between being practical and going all out. And then I had miscarriage after miscarriage and it quickly became an all out project. A good deal … Continue reading Baby Newell’s Nursery
Now you know why I’ve chosen to cloth diaper, but I promise I’ve got plenty of hesitations and doubts too. There might actually be more bullets on my hesitations list than my why list! Read on... Rashes: I know in my why blog I said decreased rashes, BUT now I’m part of a few cloth … Continue reading Adventures in Cloth Diapering: Part 2: My Hesitations
Welcome to part 1 of my Adventures in Cloth Diapering blog series! This series will include my why, my hesitations, my stash, my storage, and my experiences (good and bad) with cloth diapering! Today is all about why I've we've I've (D is completely on board...but probably wouldn't have chosen cloth if I wasn't pushing … Continue reading Adventures in Cloth Diapering: Part 1: My Why
Daniel and I had our anatomy scan today and everything is looking great! I love, love, love seeing our little one! The anatomy scan is also when people get to find out the sex of their baby....sometimes I get a little annoyed because it seems like people think that's the whole point of the anatomy … Continue reading It’s A…
So my mom (and a few other people) pointed out that my pregnancy reveal included absolutely NO details. So...details! As you all know (I think), my body didn't cooperate in January/February (the first month we were able to try again post hysterscopy and septum removal) and wasn't going to ovulate on its own so we … Continue reading Baby Newell
I feel more vulnerable sharing this post with you than any other post I've shared in the past. I've been wanting to do it for a few months now, but I've been nervous and scared about what you all might think. You may think I'm crazy (sometimes I think I'm crazy). You may pity me. You … Continue reading Another Side of Infertility