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  • Maternity Swimsuits You Can Actually Feel Cute In

    Shoutout to all my summer pregnancy ladies!!!!! How lucky are we? Loving these hot flashes and sweaty summer nights! One of the best ways to combat the heat of a summer pregnancy is SWIMMING! I am an avid swimmer and firm believer that swimming can solve all of our pregnant aches and pains, while cooling you down. While I usually enjoy swimsuit shopping at the beginning of each summer, this one…

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    Everything I Wish I Knew About Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is confusing you guys. If you remember or are currently having your first time pregnancy you know this to be very true!! I am currently 27 weeks (hooray third trimester!) and have had a hell of a ride. I thought I knew everything there was to know about being pregnant, I had advice from my mom, the internet, and a wonderful OBGYN, but alas, there were still weird and…

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    Living Hygge – Learning the Danish Art of Living in the Present

    What is hygge??  How the hell do you say it? Why does this word immediately make me hungry?   All valid questions I asked myself when I stumbled upon this seemingly foreign concept on pinterest.com.  After a quick google search I found hyggehouse.com, who puts it this way:  . “Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or…

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    How Mind Mapping Can Change Your Life

    I consider myself to be an unmotivated dreamer… When it comes to motivation, most people are lacking. Usually I find the reason for this is they don’t have a clear vision for their goal they want to accomplish to begin with. When I began blogging I had all of these crazy cool ideas I wanted to accomplish like visions for my website and themes of posts, but I had no…

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    3 Products That Cured My Vaginal Discomfort

    Women are amazing, let’s talk about that. We successfully bleed out a few days every month, grow entire human beings in our bodies (!!), and then push those entire human beings out of our bodies!!  Let’s talk about something not so amazing – vaginal discomfort.  Upon getting pregnant I found myself with the most uncomfortable itchy and swollen vagina. It was a frustrating time of my life because I couldn’t have sex…

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    Self Care Strategies for Pregnancy

    It happens to every pregnant woman. The timing usually varies. You may be one of the lucky ones who maintains a successfully serene pregnancy, glowing beautifully all the way through while pinning natural birthing techniques all day. Or you may be like me. Crying because they don’t sell whale crackers at Kroger and literally cursing my boyfriend for choosing to continue his legacy through my uterus. If you are a lucky member of the…

  • Teaching Your Child to Stay Afloat in 3 Easy Steps

    Summer is right around the corner…   and so are long, lovely days at the beach, pool, and lake! My personal most favorite way to spend summer days is hanging out by the pool with my family. Teaching your kiddo to swim is not only a fun activity BUT also an extremely important safety measure. If you know your family is going to be around bodies of water this summer,…

  • Thoughts in the Face of Anxiety

    I have severe anxiety. And so do a lot of you. Anxiety disorders are more common than any other disorder in the US. For me, anxiety comes in several forms. I tend to isolate myself when I feel it coming and close any contact with other people, even my closest friends. For anyone else who suffers from anxiety, know this: your anxiety does not define you and you can take…

  • 5 Amazon Purchases That Completely Changed My First Trimester

    Your first trimester as a newly pregnant mom is the most emotionally conflicting time of your life. Sandwiched between the excitement of a little one and the overwhelming anxiety of early pregnancy lies the not-so-great symptoms. Nausea, back pain, and cramps seem to plague every pregnant woman and if you happen to be one of the lucky ones we all hate you. Just kidding. Those were preggo hormones riling up…