New Parent Realizations


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Even before you have a baby of your own, the average person is still enamored with the mini humans. But as soon as they poop, pee on you, spit up and do all sorts of crazy things the cuteness factor wears off and you are more than ready to pass the babe back to mom. […]

March 24, 2014

Funny Labour and Delivery Story


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So here is a fun story that involves my labour and delivery. My mom works with the public and the other day a customer came in and needed help. A very nice couple with a newborn sleeping soundly in a stroller. My mom recognized the man but couldn’t place where she knew him from, so […]

March 20, 2014

Labour and Delivery


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Sorry it has taken so long to get this up, but it was a hard delivery, and been a rough two weeks adjusting to motherhood. However enjoyable it is, struggles have been had, as was expected. ūüôā Friday Morning February 28, it was my grandpa’s birthday. I woke up to contractions. They stopped by about […]

March 18, 2014

Gregory Thomas


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On March 2nd at 9:20pm my little man was born. Introducing Gregory Thomas, aka Bean. I’ll write a proper Labour and Delivery post and be trying to post regularly again next week. We are currently trying to adjust to the wonderful new life that we have been blessed with. In the mean time, here are […]

March 6, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy Update 39 Week Update


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¬† How far Along?¬†39 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†Yes, You can see them. They are looking really angry at the moment. We went and bought a new lotion to try out. Hopefully it’ll help with itchy skin and help fade them after Bean is out. Sleep?¬†Fine until last night when I woke to contractions. […]

February 28, 2014

What’s in my Hospital Bag


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All the ladies in my pregnancy discussion group I have on a phone app have been talking hospital bag packing for weeks and weeks. I feel like I am so behind on packing mine. But I really had not much of an idea of what to pack. Some said (almost) everything was provided by the […]

February 25, 2014

Children Raised on Technology


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One thing I hated about being a kid was being bored. There never seemed to be anything that would keep me pre-occupied. We always begged our parents to let us watch TV, or go on the computer. The answer was always no. Because in reality, there was more than enough to do that would have […]

February 24, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 38 Week Update


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How far Along? 38 weeks Gender? Boy Maternity clothes? No Stretch Marks? Yes. I am a tiger. Sleep? I keep waking on my back, and this morning on my stomach!!! Sleep is not so easy to come by. Anyone who tells me ‘get your sleep now while you still can because baby will keep you up’ obviously has never actually […]

February 21, 2014

The Pregnancy Waddle


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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Whether its from the baby dropping in preparation for birth, your feet and legs being swollen from being on them all day or simply because your center of gravity is so different you feel like the watermelon in front of you is going to cause someone to yell ‘timber’ as […]

February 19, 2014

The Labour Games


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  The Labour Games May the Doc’s be ever in your favour! The Labour Games, my own spin off of The Hunger Games, only with a much more appealing ending. Once you hit 37 weeks, you are considered full term. Being my first baby, my doctor keeps telling me that I will NOT be early, […]

February 18, 2014

Recipe – Cinnamon Buns


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I decided to bake something fun for Valentines day and looked up some recipes online. I found a fairly simple cinnamon bun recipe and decided on that as the MR loves these (Me too). If you want to see the original post, click here. Read on for ingredients and directions. I tried to be all […]

February 17, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 37 Week Update


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¬† How far Along?¬†37 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†Yes. Not too ecstatic about them, but I will survive. Sleep?¬†Wake up several times a night now for bathroom runs. Best Moment?¬†Making 37 weeks means I’m full term and baby is grown and ready for the world.¬† Worst Moment?¬†Realizing there is still so long to go […]

February 14, 2014

23 Days Until Baby


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I can hardly believe it’s only 23 days until our due date. Where has the time gone? I remember finding out I was pregnant yesterday it seems. And now we are well under a month away. But at the same time it seems as if time is taking a stroll around the block and telling […]

February 12, 2014

DIY – All Purpose Cleaner with Vinegar


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This was the first DIY all purpose cleaner recipe that I used. It works just as well as the other version, I just preferred no vinegar. this also makes double the amount than the other version, so when preparing, keep this in mind. Materials Needed: 2 tsp Borax 1 ts Washing Soda 4 Cups Hot […]

February 11, 2014

Book Review – How to Live Like a Lady


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3.5 Stars How to Live Like a Lady by Sarah Tomczak is a 21st century guide on how to be lady. With little to no more finishing schools around, how is a girl supposed to understand how to present oneself in the most pleasing of ways? By reading about it. This is a very fast […]

February 10, 2014