Posted at 4:53 am , on July 16, 2018
I want to preface this post by saying that I am in no way saying that vegetarianism is best. I do not believe that I am any healthier than someone who eats meat or ate meat in their pregnancy. This is just my story of my vegetarian-pregnancy and what I did to be sure both my baby girl and I were healthy.
Posted at 1:17 pm , on July 11, 2018
I have searched for them, read them, and even written them. Lists that promise preparation and peace of mind over, “What to expect during delivery,” or, “Navigating first week with new baby.” The truth? Nothing prepared me for the birth and now life of my baby Ariel. Continue reading
Posted at 1:40 pm , on June 29, 2018
From the moment I became pregnant my mind was on the day I would give birth. Countless pins to my, “Giving Birth,” Pinterest board and hours of reading birth-horror stories filled my day. I even re-watched that dreaded video of a woman giving birth we all remember from grade school. As my pregnancy progressed, so did the number of pins. Keep on Reading!
Posted at 12:55 am , on June 1, 2018
February 19, 2018, as cheesy as it is, was the day my life changed. Ariel came into our lives at 3:51pm on a Monday afternoon. She was tiny and perfect and came with 6 pounds 3.4 ounces of emotions and love I had no idea I was capable of. To say it was the best day of my life is complicated. Yes, my baby girl coming into the world was both my husband and I’s earth shattering happy moment. But that day was not full of happiness and joy. Let me rewind and explain. Keep on Reading!