Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would sit down to write this post. Actually, I used to dream about it, but I let that dream go and became content with my reality — that I would only have one child. Shortly after my son turned four, I purged just about all of […]
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Naturally, one of the most popular questions asked by full-term pregnant women appears to be: What are the early symptoms of labor? As a seasoned birth-giver, I have decided to make a fool-proof list. If you have any of these symptoms, or none, and you are past 37 weeks, you are guaranteed to begin active […]
Looking back, I could kick myself for not noticing her decline sooner. It happened rapidly (within 3-4 weeks) and right before our eyes. I was quick to rationalize my concerns about her lack of movement. She was constantly swaddled and snuggly sweet. Surely she was just a lazy baby? She smiled and cooed and won […]
Stretch marks are surrounded by myths and misconceptions about why they form, why they are so hard to treat, and what will truly work to get rid of them. The first step to solving a problem is understanding it, so here are the facts about stretch marks.
You can’t hate the way you look while telling the child who looks like you that he or she is beautiful.
On May 20, 2017, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. we had the BEST time hanging with 150 of our Bloom buddies. That’s right — from attendees to vendors to panelists to workshop presenters — we all gathered together at Bloom 2017 to talk about those very first stages of motherhood: pregnancy through those first two […]
The purpose of this post is to provide in-depth info about the panelists, vendors, and workshop topics along with a sneak peek at giveaway and swag sponsors.