Évelyne turned 7 month today and I can’t believe how the time has passed. Five months since we first began our cloth diapering journey, and we are so in love with cloth diapering and her fluffy bum! Recap on why cloth diapers are great: Less waste: Disposable diapers go in the landfill to live on… Continue reading Cloth Diapering-5 Months In
It’s been a while. The past few months were hard. I could write about Postpartum Depression, colic, sleep regression, failed breastfeeding, husband working late nights…. Instead, on Yulemas Eve, I’m thinking about the future with my little. She’s so little this year that a lot of the traditions, planning and preparations have all been with… Continue reading Being the Self-Love Model for My Daughter: Postpartum
On our drive home from the hospital (admittedly after I had taken a small dose of oxy just to manage sitting in a wheelchair and getting into the car), I looked at Andrew from the backseat next to our new 2 day old baby and said “Let’s wait on cloth diapering for a bit”. Almost… Continue reading Cloth Diapering Like a Boss: Part 1
Despite my terrifying birth experience, prior to the removal of the ÉvieBean, the one thing I was MOST nervous about was breastfeeding. My tentative goal was to breastfeed if possible, but I knew there would be barriers to making this happen- a csection being a big one, baby born a few weeks early being another.… Continue reading A tale of two boobies: Breastfeeding
We did it! It has been 22 days since our little miracle Bean was born, and yesterday would have been her “due date”. Honestly, these past three weeks have flown by in a blur. I can’t believe we have her, this little precious miniature human being. A little tube that poos, pees, cries and sleeps.… Continue reading Welcome Bébé Évelyne: A Birth Story
Yesterday marked 36 weeks… and honestly my mind is blown that we’ve made it this far. Next Thursday, at 7:30am, we meet our little Bean IRL. I am both terrified and excited at the same time. We are as ready as we can possibly be: we have about 8 freezer meals all ready to go… Continue reading Nine Months
I know I’ve posted here before that I am not really a fan of subscription boxes. That hasn’t really changed. However. A few months back, in a fit of joining Instagram, and not long after a particularly challenging OB appointment that resulted in a spike in my feeling like a ticking time bomb with this… Continue reading Oh Mother Care Kits- A Review!