The Montessori Bedroom


I can’t stop reading and vacuuming information in about Montessori. I feel like there is so much going on inside my little head that it is getting all jumbled together and I need to start writing it down. Also, writing things down and being able to explain/teach something only shows you that you fully understand […]

May 10, 2015

Funny Labour and Delivery Story


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


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


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


¬† 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


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

Baby Bean Pregnancy 38 Week Update


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 Labour Games


  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

Baby Bean Pregnancy 37 Week Update


¬† 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


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

Baby Bean Pregnancy 36 Week Update


¬† How far Along?¬†36 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†Got a few coming in now Sleep?¬†It hurts to lay on my side, which is the only way I can sleep. My belly pulls now, ouch. Best Moment?¬†At my doctors appointment it was fun to listen to his heartbeat speed up as soon as he heard […]

February 8, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 35 Week Update


¬† How far Along?¬†35 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†Two small ones on my side Sleep?¬†Uncomfortable, but getting a decent amount still Best Moment?¬†He moves an incredible amount now. So its fun to see. Also I had my last infusions at the hospital, so as far as I know I am done with those. Finally. […]

January 31, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 34 Week Update


¬† How far Along?¬†34 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†One on my side, but it blends in quite well with my teenager growing stretch marks. Sleep?¬†Napping like crazy, over night I wake a billion times. Best Moment?¬†Adrien let me order my cloth diapers instead of buying them second hand. So picking out all the patterns […]

January 24, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 33 Week Update


¬† How far Along?¬†33 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†No… but I might have one small one coming in.¬† Sleep?¬†This whole waking to pee seven times a night is starting to get old. Best Moment?¬†Nursery Decorating. Feeling Bean move much more and all the time it seems. Worst Moment?¬†Sometimes when Bean moves it really hurts. […]

January 17, 2014

Baby Bean Pregnancy 32 Week Update


¬† How far Along?¬†32 weeks Gender?¬†Boy Maternity clothes?¬†No Stretch Marks?¬†No Sleep?¬†I wake up at least 4 times a night to go to the bathroom, and have started to get bad heartburn in the night. Best Moment?¬†Setting up the bassinet in our bedroom, hanging all of Beans clothes in the closet and nesting. Finishing my last […]

January 11, 2014