Life, parenting

Signs That I Knew I Was Pregnant Before Testing

When you are trying to get pregnant, and you are googling “early pregnancy symptoms”, you will read about implantation bleeding, fatigue, mood swings, morning sickness, and a heightened sense of smell, among some others. But it wasn’t completely like that for me. My first pregnancy was an IVF pregnancy, so I had a strong feeling… Continue reading Signs That I Knew I Was Pregnant Before Testing

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5 Things I’ve Learned While Looking Back At Our Journey Through Infertility

Going through infertility was one of the toughest, most stressful, heart wrenching journey’s we ever had to go through. It was emotional, scary, and my dream of becoming a mom always felt like it was in a far off land way out of reach. Looking back on our struggle, here are five things I learned… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned While Looking Back At Our Journey Through Infertility

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5 Truths I Learned About Having A Newborn

I have been in my stepsons lives since the youngest was one, so I wasn't too worried about how good of a mother I would be when I was pregnant for the first time with our son. I had changed plenty of poopy diapers, dried many tears and learned about way more superheroes than I… Continue reading 5 Truths I Learned About Having A Newborn

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5 Things Every New Mom Should Have

Recently, I brought our son to meet the people I work with, where a pregnant coworker asked me what items I think every new mom should have besides the essentials. I know that registering for a baby shower can be so overwhelming. There are so many products to choose from. The baby product industry brings… Continue reading 5 Things Every New Mom Should Have

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5 Things You Can Do To Beat The Winter Blues

Every year around this time, I find myself daydreaming of weekends spent at the beach, and mornings where I don't have to freeze my butt off while driving to work, because I forgot to warm up my car. The snow is dirty, the weather is dreary and sometimes it is so cold, that the air… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do To Beat The Winter Blues

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5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

With my 30th birthday next month ( I know this site is titled "Life At 30 Something" so yes I've been living a lie the past year), I have been reflecting often on the past ten years and all of the experiences I have had from going from a single girl in college, living with… Continue reading 5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self