36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

After taking 12 weeks of natural birthing classes, we received news that Chulengo was breech. After a failed version, and weeks of baby flipping exercises, Chulengo didn’t budge, and I surrendered to the idea that he would arrive via c-section. I had spent so much 

How to Repurpose Holiday Cards

How to Repurpose Holiday Cards

I love sending out holiday cards. And I love, love, love receiving holiday cards. I get a little teary-eyed when I get snail-mail from the folks I love so much. This year, each time we received a card we taped it to the wall in 

5 Ways to Heal Faster After Surgery

5 Ways to Heal Faster After Surgery

Having surgery is a big deal!  It doesn’t matter whether its a scope to see what’s going on inside your knee or a procedure to clear a blood vessel near your heart, your body will need time to recover.  I have created a list of 

Unique, Personalized Gifts for the Important People in Your Life

Unique, Personalized Gifts for the Important People in Your Life

A personalized gift makes giving a little more special.  What better way to thoughtfully show someone how much you appreciate them by getting something customized just for them.  Our dear friends and family deserve to know just how much they mean to us.  Here is 

Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

If you know me, you know I am a list girl!  I love a good list.  Fall just snuck up on us and I am worried the season will pass before I got to really enjoy the Fall Season.  So, I made a list of things 

10 Engagement Gift Ideas From Etsy

10 Engagement Gift Ideas From Etsy

Okay, if you know me, I looooooooove giving a fun and creative gift.  Lucky for me, my best friend just got engaged!  Woo!  I am excited for her and her hubby-to-be.  As soon as called me with the news, I was on Etsy looking for the 

How to Deal with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

How to Deal with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease

This past week we have been dealing with Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD).  Somewhere, a week or two again, Chulengo contracted HFMD.  He started to show symptoms the evening we got back from a cross-country trip.  When I began researching HFMD, I wasn’t finding 

Date Your Partner Without Leaving Home: DIY Date-Night-In Jar

Date Your Partner Without Leaving Home: DIY Date-Night-In Jar

Date nights look much different these days. Since moving to a new city, growing a family, and trying to save money, trendy restaurants, eat-in-theaters, and long weekends away are things of the past. We’ve run into a rut of watching a show together after putting 

The Peanut Diaries:  Entry #1

The Peanut Diaries: Entry #1

Ok, so I have been meeting moms on Peanut.  For those who aren’t familiar with Peanut, it is an app to find like-minded mamas.  You set up a profile, and you will get access to profiles of other moms near you.  You swipe up on 

Fix Your Posture:  The Ultimate Foam Roller Program

Fix Your Posture: The Ultimate Foam Roller Program

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