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 . . .
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 . . .
My First Reaction & How We Told Everyone We’re Pregnant!
I am 14 weeks and 2 days today. So now that I am safely exiting my first trimester, I think it’s about time I share with you my reaction story, and how we told everyone. The day I found out I was pregnant was Wednesday, June 26th I woke up and decided, being 4 days late, that I would take a . . .
A Mother’s Saving Grace
My name is Justine Norman. I am a recovering alcoholic. I chose life over abortion. I am 1 in 4 who have experienced a miscarriage. And I am currently suffering with Postpartum Depression. This is my story. I started drinking leisurely when I was in high school. Once I was out on my own, I tried . . .