Fear Not! Going Back To Work And Breast Pumping, The Tools You Need And The Laws You Need To Know!

As I am sure many Moms out there can attest to, going back to work after having a baby is TOUGH! I really struggled the last week of my maternity leave with depression and summoning up the guts that I would need to face reality and head back to work; more specifically, the stress of…

10 Things you need to add to your Baby Registry

When I first discovered that I was pregnant, my husband and I were both so overjoyed, filled with excitement and love. The next emotion though, was a rush of anxiety realizing that I now needed to prepare for this new bundle of joy and I only had 9 months! Being a first timer, I had…

One Thousand Marbles: A Little Story That Inspired Us

When I was at Pepperdine University, I read this story called “1000 Marbles.” You might have heard of it before as it has been passed around through email and social media for many years now. I searched for its origin and was not able to find it, but below is the story: One Thousand Marbles…

5 Ways to Prepare your Dog for Baby

My Husband and I spent a lot of time preparing to become parents. We prepped our home by designing Donovan’s nursery, our skill by taking classes through the hospital and our minds by reading many books about being parents and taking care of a newborn. We were so busy prepping ourselves that we forgot about…

Be A Good Human: A New Year’s Resolution

Every year on January 1st, I take a moment to contemplate and write down what I would like to accomplish during this year. As we all know, these are called New Year Resolutions and a lot of people make them. They make them to lose weight, to get a new job, to start a hobby…

My Pregnancy Hospital Bag: What I brought and what I actually used

During my pregnancy, I read many books on preparedness. From preparing the nursery and planning out the baby’s sleep schedule to nesting and even super-cleaning our house to make it sparkling clean for our baby regardless of the fact that he does not care that my pantry is organized by color. (I am joking of…