And baby girl makes three

This morning I made a double batch of pancakes to get us through the end of the week. I even was able to breastfeed while pouring batter. The girls helped with chores and we even made time for a little photoshoot. Three little girls + my obsession for photos = Photo Blogs, you’re welcome! Yesterday…

Welcoming Norah

There is absolutely no birth video on the planet that can prepare you for the actual rite of childbirth, let alone natural childbirth. Yeah you read all the articles on the stages of labor, your friends give you their experiences but the only way to really know….. is to walk through that ring of fire…

From the Archives: 3 lessons learned

I am proud to say that the three lessons I learned almost four years ago are still very true in my life today.  1) My children do not need expensive outings to be entertained or feel they get quality time with us 2) I still use Greek Yogurt as a sour cream substitute in everything…

The Addice Birthing Center, The Woodlands, Texas

When I was pregnant with my first, I put on a brave face and pretended I knew what I was doing. I bluffed my expertise based on the little research I did on the internet and listening to the birth stories of my girlfriends, family members and random strangers in the supermarket. I barely knew…

Prenatal Vitamin Comparisons

This list was a lot longer, but we cut it down to our top eleven brands that contain all the supplements recommended for prenatal care. We chose brands that were recommended by our healthcare professionals as well as the top-rated natural supplements. Please consult your medical care provider before adding anything new to your care…

Minimal Baby Essentials

I have done all the nesting and all the Kondo-ing I can possibly stand. I am 38 weeks pregnant and really only need the baby. Since we do not know the gender it makes it pretty easy to be prepared. We have unisex outfits, diapering and a place for baby to sleep. Since the baby…

Green Kid Crafts

Looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift for children? My kids love to get mail and bonus if it’s a box filled with awesome projects and crafts. As a homeschooling parent I realize how important it is to ask for help or inform our friends and family of gift ideas that are not only educational…