With Mother's Day quickly approaching I've been thinking through some ideas to share on some thoughtful and meaningful gifts! This can look different to everyone but I think I've compiled a good list of practical to sentimental. At the end of the day it’s never about the price tag or “how much” . . .
The Birth Story of Anna Grace
This post is long overdue. But I figured her birthday would be the perfect opportunity to look back and reminisce on this day a year ago. Many have asked about how my labor went and I feel like this is probably the best way to share it. I know I can’t be the only one who looks for and gets . . .
My Breastfeeding Story & How to Make it Easier
Ever since before I was pregnant, breastfeeding my children has always been my deepest desire. I’d done all the research and had a preference for breast milk over formula for a very long time. My biggest reasons for wanting to breastfeed were very superficial: It saves money, and it smells better! I . . .
What I Read: 2020 Edition
Disclaimer: I only recommend products I use myself and all opinions expressed here are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something I may earn a small commission when you click on the links at no additional cost to you. This time last year I published a . . .
What to Read When You’re Pregnant
Becoming a first time parent is both exciting and nerve wracking at the same time! When I was pregnant with Anna, I did so much reading it was ridiculous. There are so many choices to make in such a little amount of time and the whole aspect of having to raise a tiny human to become a respectable . . .
Baby Items you Must Have on your Registry!
Okay so, in my last post, I shared 4 items that I wish I’d known about before baby and put on my registry. This week I am sharing the things I did have on my registry that would have been lost without. Granted, there are definitely more things you could add to your registry and this isn’t an . . .
What I Packed in my Hospital Bag vs What I Actually Needed
Okay mamas! This one's for you! First I want to take a moment and say hello! Because the last time I published a blog post was like… December 2019. Oops. Long story short, Our sweet girl made her appearance in March and then the world shut down and I’ve basically been surviving the last 5 . . .
Struggling with Pregnancy/Mom Brain
There’s a loud nagging voice in my head that is constantly berating me for not posting more consistently on my blog, on social media, and for not being intentional when it comes to my “online presence”. The voice in my head tells me “you are more than a pregnant mom to be, why can’t you be more . . .
Who will Baby Connelly Be?
This morning, we had our 20 week ultrasound! EEEKKK! Honestly, keeping this a secret for the last 3.5 weeks has been super difficult. But alas, the gender has been confirmed and I am so excited to share that with you! When I was 16 weeks pregnant, Evan and I decided that we wanted to do something . . .
First Trimester Update
I cannot believe how quickly this pregnancy is going by. I am now 16 weeks pregnant which means we’re already almost a month into the second trimester. YAY! I am very grateful to finally be out of the first trimester and to have some of my energy back. It definitely helps that the kids I nanny are . . .