Dear baby girl- (AKA, baby nugget), Don't worry, we do have your real name picked out for you but as far as the rest of the world knows, you are baby nugget. A word that we use for most things and it just so happens it has worked for you as well. The other day [...]
Month: June 2015
An Alzheimer’s Truth
My Dad stood in the room when I told my Mom I was pregnant. With tears in her eyes, she showed him the ultrasound pictures and asked me a million questions. He nodded and thought it was cool but I could see the disconnect in his eyes. Once they made it to their own home [...]
When Does the Feeling of Infertility End?
For most couples who endure infertility, the road is a long and winding one. For some, it may end once they receive that positive pregnancy test. For others it is getting that first confirmed ultrasound, making it to week 12, holding their newborn in their arms or anytime in between. For others it may not [...]
22 Weeks – To Babymoon or Not to Babymoon
My Husband and I are huge fans of travel. We believe in the art of letting your soul rest on a beach and experience new things outside of your own backyard. I always thought we would be the couple that would have no problem booking ourselves a nice babymoon to enjoy before our little one [...]
WE are not Pregnant but I am.
Long before I was pregnant, I would cringe when I heard a couple say "We are pregnant." I never quite understood that phrase and thought that maybe once I was pregnant then I would change my mind. Nope. My mind has not changed. The phrase has come from my mouth once or twice, as an [...]
21 Weeks – Maternity Clothes
A few weeks ago I decided I needed to take the plunge and go find a few maternity clothes to add to my closet so I didn't soon find myself standing in said closet, naked, with nothing to wear to work. I figured I would start with a few basic tops and perhaps a pair [...]
Religion and Your baby
Both my Husband and I grew up in the Catholic church. I spent my K-8th grade years in a Catholic school that was not at all tragic to my childhood. There were no strict nuns and I haven't needed therapy to discuss how it all ruined me. My Husband did not attend Catholic school but [...]
20 Weeks – Confession from a Pregnant Woman
We had a long, tough road to get to this point in our lives, 20 weeks pregnant, halfway done. I am very grateful that I was able to finally get pregnant and we pray for a healthy baby at the end of this pregnancy. However, I have to tell you the truth, a truth I [...]