The Fouth Trimester

As summer comes to an end, so does the fourth trimester for us. Sawyer happened to be born on the last day of spring, and autumn is almost here. We survived! We survived the cluster feeding. We survived the hormonal changes. We survived the tears, the farts, the screams, the frustrations. We embraced the first … Continue reading The Fouth Trimester

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Motherhood

I had done extensive research into how to prepare for labour. I listened to countless podcasts, read articles and books galore, and eagerly paid attention during my prenatal classes. I was ready for labour. What I failed to realize was that labour lasts anywhere from a few hours to maybe a few days in the … Continue reading Motherhood

Sawyer’s Birth Story

On June 20th at 8:56 pm, I became a mother. "Babe, I think your mucus plug is in the toilet. Want to see it?" Those where the words that woke me from what I didn't know then would be my last 8 hour sleep in a while, the morning of Monday, June 19th. I got … Continue reading Sawyer’s Birth Story

6 Ways I’m Preparing for Birth

Just over 3 weeks until my due date! Cue the music....ย "It's the final countdown!" Go on any mommy forum, and you will find countless anecdotal tips and tricks on how to ensure a spontaneous, quick, and relatively "easy" labour. Talk to any of your friends who have had babies, and they too will give you … Continue reading 6 Ways I’m Preparing for Birth

Pregnancy isn’t glamorous

Pregnancy has taught me a lot. Iโ€™m writing this post not to freak anyone out, but rather to shed light on the not so glowing realities of pregnancy. For starters, I have learned that the fun parts of it are glamourized and perhaps overemphasized compared to the gross and sometimes depressing parts. Sure, if youโ€™re … Continue reading Pregnancy isn’t glamorous

Baby’s Sex Reveal

I was so convinced I already knew the sex of my baby, but boy was I wrong! When I got pregnant, I decided I didn't want to find out the sex of the baby. This was something my husband and I hadn't discussed before. In my stubborn way, I just figured, my body, my way. … Continue reading Baby’s Sex Reveal

My 4 Pregnancy Prep Resources

I'm navigating my way through pregnancy for the first time, and here are a few of the things I am currently obsessed with. Mother's Wellness Stretch Mark Blend from Sage - My girlfriend, a new mama herself, gave me a bottle of this oil as a gift. It has a light smell and absorbs quickly … Continue reading My 4 Pregnancy Prep Resources