Final Pregnancy Journal Post: A Surprise Hello!


A friend of mine took some great belly photos at my Blessingway last weekend, and I had intended to use them for my 37 week journal entry. …BUT, it seems that baby girl had other plans! She arrived like a whirlwind on Feb. 7th. What a day! We’re babymooning for a little while, but stay… [read more]

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste: Helping Moms “Kick Rash” Since 1978!


Diaper rash. What a pain in the…well, you know what. As much as I loved using our cute, fluffy little cloth diapers with our son, I have to admit: we have suffered occasional bouts of diaper rash. Not too many, but when we got them they were awful!  If our laundry routine failed us, or… [read more]

A Post for the Mom-to-be: You down with ol’ PP? @Motherloveherb


Back in my college days, when I fancied myself a bit of a poet, I’d spend my time between classes writing under a campus tree, and subtle alliteration was one of my favorite tools. Times have changed. These days, the closest I get to poetic inspiration is when I say things like “prenatal and postpartum… [read more]

Wanna be a hot, healthy mama? Try Knocked-Up Fitness {DVD Review}

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So, if you’ve been following my Pregnancy Journals at all, you’ll know that I was still running until about 28 weeks into my pregnancy. Yeah, well, that’s is not happening any more. At all.  In fact, I’m having a little trouble even getting around with my back pain and nearly constant Braxton-Hicks contractions. But WOW, do… [read more]

Copy Kids Really DO Eat Fruits and Vegetables! DVD Giveaway {Ends 2/10}

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Since the day I got that first pink line, my goal was to make sure my child was familiar with lots of different fruits and vegetables. I loved them as a kid, and I had high hopes that he would, too. And he always has. So, imagine my surprise the other night when he looked… [read more]