Today is my first day back to work after my maternity leave. I am so lucky to have the team and boss I have, and I was able to check in remotely for the last couple of weeks before coming back to work after the near year, which helped to ease the transition. I’m also… Read More The First Day
I expected to be filled with love for my new little human once she arrived. I expected that my life would change in great and irreversible ways. I expected that I would get less sleep (a LOT less sleep). I expected to be focused on her and her needs for a while as she adapted… Read More Great Expectations
I’ve been on maternity leave for a couple of months now, and I used to wonder what a normal day would be like for a new mom. Now, each month has changed when we talk about “normal”, but this is what our days have settled into now that she’s done cluster feeding for now (which… Read More A Day in the Life – Maternity Leave
After weeks and weeks and weeks (almost 40 to be exact), the long awaited day arrived, and we had our baby daughter. This blog is a wonderful way for us to remember these moments but also to share with all of you. When I was pregnant, I remember constantly worrying if something was “normal”. What… Read More Welcome, Little One!
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – one of the most beautiful things about being pregnant is the rise of the village around me, all the people who have reached out to say congratulations, sent gifts and good wishes, and expressed love already for us and our baby girl. Being emotional (as… Read More Baby Showers
So I think we’re all caught up! I’m 24 weeks, and writing this to be published tomorrow, instead of in weeks. That’s the best part of everyone knowing now – less to worry about accidentally revealing! Okay so let’s get into it. How big is the kit? The size of an eggplant, or a GI… Read More 24 Weeks – all caught up!
“You’re not going to name your baby a weird name, right?” “You’re not going to name your baby a super basic name, are you?” “You’ll be super hot this summer” (duh) “My friend didn’t show until she was like 32 weeks pregnant…” (cool story bro) “Are you having a ‘normal’ birth?” (no, it’s going to… Read More Fun Things People Have Said to Me About My Pregnancy
I’m writing this now, in February, despite nobody knowing yet, planning to just keep this in my drafts until we announce in a few weeks! I just want to be sure I’m capturing this amazing process. First, let me tell you a funny story that leads me into our unborn baby’s nickname. Josh and I… Read More Pregnancy Update – Week 9