Things I Wish Someone Told Me: First Trimester

There are countless things I wish I knew about pregnancy and postpartum life. So I’ve decided to start a series where I talk about these things. I am basing these posts around my personal experiences and I am not a medical professional. This particular post is Things I wish someone told me: First Trimester Pregnancy.

After I discovered I was pregnant I felt a weird spectrum of emotions. I was shaking and excited, worried and optimistic. 5 minutes after I saw the test results, I told Husband as he came in from walking the dog. His first words to me were, “Are you serious?” We weren’t really planning a pregnancy, but we eventually were so happy to be expecting a little one. Continue reading

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Things I wish someone told me: Pre-Pregnancy

There are countless things I wish I knew about pregnancy and postpartum life. So I’ve decided to start a series where I talk about these things. I am basing these posts around my personal experiences and I am not a medical professional. This particular post is Things I wish someone told me: Pre-pregnancy.

I don’t regret my little one coming into the world. I don’t regret it one bit. I love my son and I am so happy I get to wake up to his cute, chubby face each morning. But there are a few things I wish I had known right before I found out I was pregnant. Continue reading

How to look halfway decent when you get sick (makeup for a cold)

Catching a cold is the worst. It’s exaggerated even more when taking care of an equally sick infant. First, Husband caught a cold, then transferred the cold to Little Love and if finally hit me a few days later. I always look downright awful when I fall ill and have no energy to keep up appearances. Sometimes, you need to look somewhat put together, and having no sleep the night before from congestion makes everything harder. So I decided to try my luck at a simple makeup look. Continue reading