33 weeks and what we have been up to…

This sweet little baby is going to be born soon.  The baby moves around a lot.  No matter how many times I experience it, I never get tired of it.  I did get some exciting news.  I have PUPPP.  In case you do not know what that is… it is the most itchy, irritating rash […]

I am feeling better… :)

I have passed the half way mark in my pregnancy and I am finally feeling better.  I am actually feeling incredible.  I have been making a lot of huge changes in my families diet based on the research of Weston A. Price.  It has been a struggle trying to figure out how to make everything, […]

123 Magic! It Really Works!!! My Very 1st Giveaway!

I am super excited to share my very first giveaway with you. The guys over at Parent Magic Inc. have generously given me two copies of the book “123 Magic” to giveaway to two lucky readers! The program was developed by Dr. Thomas Phelan, a registered clinical psychologist. It is simple and effective.

Some […]

Accountable Kids Review…

Up until 3 weeks ago, we had three extra kids in our home. They lived with us for four months. This means we had a 12, 10, 8, 7 and a 4 year old plus our baby. It was very busy here. We fit everybody in two bedrooms. One of the things I did almost […]

It’s a GIRL!! Welcome Xanthe Mae

Xanthe Mae June 26th, 2011 11:50 am 8 lbs 6 oz 20 inches 


Birth Story: Part two

Part 1

Warning: This may contain things that some people would rather not hear about. 🙂 And sorry about any typos…

Edit: My water broke at about 12:30. 🙂

Tim went to sleep so that he would be rested when I really started to need him.

After I straightened my hair I went and laid […]

Having a baby!! FINALLY 40 weeks 6 days…

Birth Story Part 2I went to bed tonight at about midnight. At about 1:00 I felt my water break and jumped out of bed as fast as I could. Tim was still awake. I told him my water broke and we just kind of stood there as if we weren’t expecting this while I am […]

40 weeks…

Today is my Due Date. No baby yet. I do not feel like I am anywhere near having this baby. I am hoping to go into labor tomorrow. Wish me luck… 🙂

Getting ready for baby: bags of baby clothes!!!

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39 weeks tomorrow…

I don’t have much more time left. I feel a lot more organized now. I am re- deep cleaning to prepare for baby. I found most of the baby clothes and other things. We have a car seat!! That is always a plus. I spent a couple of days washing and folding baby clothes and […]

Vitamin K for Baby…

One of the things that my midwife will not be doing is giving the baby a Vitamin K injection. I found this article on Vitamin K being given to babies as soon as they are born and thought it was interesting and a little scary…