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Rocking your maternity shoot


One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is the maternity shoot stage! While you're well on your way towards the end of your pregnancy and meeting your new baby, you're in for an exciting experience with your maternity shoot. If you're still busy marking items off your third trimester to-do list, this is one… Continue reading Rocking your maternity shoot

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Tips on picking baby names


One of the most exciting parts of being pregnant is choosing a baby name. Choosing a name is a pretty big thing because it's something we keep for all our lives. Even though I don't share my kids' names on my blog, it's not strange for me to be writing this post. The process is… Continue reading Tips on picking baby names

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Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks


Summer pregnancies are not for sissies, especially when you're in your last trimester! The last trimester is hard and exciting for many reasons, even though that last month can feel like it's going on forever. When I was pregnant with the boys, I had just entered the second trimester when the summer months ended so… Continue reading Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks

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Truths about the last month of pregnancy


Ahhh, the last month! Can you believe that your baby's arrival is around the corner already?? Pregnancy has its great moments, and its not so great ones, and yet when it's over, you'll still miss it! When I reached the last month of my pregnancies, I remember thinking how the time had gone by so… Continue reading Truths about the last month of pregnancy

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Reasons you should have a maternity shoot


A maternity shoot is one of the best ways to document a part of your pregnancy. Sure, you've maybe taken plenty of photos of your belly throughout your pregnancy, but nothing compares to professional standards. When I was pregnant with Monster, I knew that I wanted to have a maternity shoot. I didn't really put… Continue reading Reasons you should have a maternity shoot

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How to have a baby shower on a budget


Having a baby shower is awesome. Opening presents, having good company to celebrate the day and yummy food (you're pregnant, food is always welcome!). Usually a baby shower is held during your third trimester of pregnancy and it's one thing you can mark off your to-do list. If you're lucky, a relative or a close… Continue reading How to have a baby shower on a budget

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Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own


It's been a couple of years since my C-Section with Gremlin, and I had another one planned with Cay, but that never happened. The situation around Gremlin's birth was similar to Cay's birth; I started having contractions in the early hours of the morning but I had no idea I was busy going into labor.… Continue reading Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own