step by step guide to writing a birth plan

Why Is It Important To have a Birth Plan?

If you haven’t seen any of my other blog posts before I’ll give you a little low down. (Or you can read my first home birth story here, and why I chose a home birth here.) We chose a home birth, I took hypnobirthing and Hypno-babies classes, read books on birth like Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth […] Read more…

Chicken Soup that will Increase your Milk Supply

*this post contains affiliate links, clicking through helps support this blog, with no added cost to you! Thank you! Also, all opinions are my own, and I would not promote something I have not tried.* Perks of having a midwife who has practiced for more years than you’ve been alive: she knows things, not just […] Read more…

marriage help through counseling

Four ways Marriage Counseling helped us grow closer than ever.

We weren’t on the brink of divorce. We weren’t separated or even contemplating separation. We knew we loved each other. But we weren’t… happy. Something wasn’t right. We couldn’t communicate. We couldn’t go a week or even a day without some dispute. *this post may contain affiliate links, clicking through helps support this blog, with […] Read more…

When you only have One Week in Italy…

I had been dreaming for years (approximately 5 years… since the ol’ high school years) about going to Italy. Ever since I took that Art History class in High School with the best art history teacher ever. One that I’ve forgotten his name… Unfortunately. Besides the point. I had always dreamt of traveling the world […] Read more…

French Toast Hash + Maple Sausage

Once upon a time, we were both college students living in a basement apartment of a 95-year-old woman, pretty broke, and having to be creative with what we had. So one night, while the hubby was at work, I pulled out these ingredients and made something I’d never heard of before. You see, I was […] Read more…

Simple Chicken Almond Salad + Quinoa

We are getting more and more into this naturalistic and holistic lifestyle when it comes to food and eating right. Especially since having a baby and now nursing, it seems SUPER important for me to eat well so she gets all the nutrients our baby needs from my breast milk. Plus, it helps lose the […] Read more…

How to Save Money switching to Cloth Diapers.

Ok, all, I’ve been giddy with excitement about getting these cloth diapers. I know what you’re thinking, “You’re excited about diapers? For real?” Yep, I’ve got my official badge that reads Beware: Quirky Mom in the mail today. I was so stoked to try these out. I was cheering on the poopy bum changes, the potty […] Read more…

Three things to know on your Wedding Day.

Excerpt from my diary – 2012…  “He makes my world pop. That’s a strange phrase, and makes no sense unless you are a girl like me. Because he and I, we’re made for each other and no one else. We click, pop, snap and work together. No matter the verb, it’s what we do! (pun […] Read more…

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