My niece is pregnant with her first baby at the same time as I am pregnant with my fourth. How fun is that?! This is my third pregnancy, and I still feel completely surprised sometimes at the things that are happening to my body because every pregnancy is truly different. But, although I probably tell […]
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I rarely had anyone make comments on my weight prior to being pregnant. Why is it suddenly okay to make comments now that I was? I am no less self-conscious about my changing body now that I am pregnant and I know I am going to be growing, but I still do not welcome comments […]
Today, 5 months pregnant and counting, I am beginning to get excited about the upcoming arrival of our little squish. I’m looking for the positives, enjoying the moments I have right now with my son while he is my only son, and dreaming of how awesome of a big brother he is going to be.
Some women LOVE being pregnant. I am not one of those. I actually enjoyed delivering my babies (literally pushing them out of me) more than carrying them. I’ve been fortunate enough to experience both twin and singleton pregnancies. I realize singleton is an odd word for anyone who doesn’t have twins. Those with twins use […]
Life is hard. Parenting is hard. There have been so many moments since becoming a mom where other people’s words and actions really impacted me. Unfortunately most of those were in negative ways. I know many of the comments weren’t intentionally meant that way, but sometimes people don’t realize how their words can alter a […]
Our family became complete 6 weeks ago. Baby #4 signifies the end of a chapter: I am done having kids. It’s bittersweet knowing I will never experience the glory and misery of pregnancy again. The finality of it all is setting in. There is so much I will miss and other things not so much. What I will miss… […]