I've been learning a lot on my journey as a freelance writer. Some information pertaining to motherhood and pregnancy, and some information that's just good for life and health. This is an article I wrote about prenatal vitamins and supplements that are essential to mom's health and baby's development. Some of this info is good… Continue reading Prenatal Vitamins and Supplements: Are You Getting Enough?
Yes. That MF stands for an expletive. A dirty word. A curse word. Moms curse, too! And there's just no other way to convey the frustration of the situation, because I thought it was so random and unbelievable. But I mean...leave it to me to contract a childhood disease, right? Anyway, here's the story about… Continue reading Hand, Foot, and MF Mouth Disease.
I wrote this article for Baby Gaga giving the low down on pregnancy tests including cost and sensitivity! It was actually a great article to write as someone heading into their own TTC journey. I'm sure there are many pregnancy tests to be taken in my future! If you've been questioning the differences amongst pregnancy… Continue reading The Low Down On Pregnancy Tests
You always hear the phrase, "It takes a village." And I mean, from a sociological standpoint, I could absolutely agree. There are internal and external influences that all materialize in the person someone grows up to be. So I get it. It does take a village. But I'm talking about the normal day to day activities.… Continue reading I Don’t Need My Husband.
I've been on vacation with my family... Now that I'm back, tanned and freckled, I'm getting back to business! Here's another article I wrote for BabyGaGa.com a couple of weeks ago. Of course, all lists are subjective, but it's good stuff to think about, I reckon! (Also...Listicles are harder than they seem, y'all! lol) The… Continue reading The 15 Most Important Things Pregnant Moms Should Think About
I never thought I'd be one of those people writing list-based articles. Then again, I never thought I'd be writing at all... Looking to expand my writing experience and try something new, I'm trying my hand at being a freelance writer for BabyGaGa. Here's a link to my first article: 25 Beautiful Traditional Irish Names It… Continue reading 25 Beautiful Irish Baby Names?
With National Infertility Awareness Week approaching (April 22-28), and my husband's and my recent decision to begin trying to expand our family, I have been thinking a lot about our first journey in trying to conceive and the women I know who have or are currently struggling with their own journey. Infertility is much more… Continue reading Infertility and Loss: Let’s Talk About It For Once.
I have about a handful of people I consider to be friends, and I see them maybe twice year. It's completely understandable. We all work different schedules. We have our own grown up things to attend to. But understanding life's demands doesn't stop me from wanting to be social in some capacity. I want parent… Continue reading Making Friends as an Adult and Parent: Mom Tinder.
I've had an almost finished draft of this post on deck for weeks. It's a testament to how utterly draining expectation can be on any given project... The last two terms of school have been unbelievably trying. I consciously received my first 'C' because I was paralyzed by the thought of deadlines. I spent days reading the material,… Continue reading The Pressure to be the Perfect _______ (Mom, Wife, Daughter, Person, Doormat, etc.)
I recently had the opportunity to create some simple decorations for a baby shower. While this is a little bit outside of our self-prescribed box as apparel and accessory decorators, it was such a fun and creative project to be a part of! It was intended to be a city themed shower, as the parents-to-be… Continue reading When Given the Chance to Get Crafty…