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Pregnancy Brain


Let me set the scene: you walk into a room. You stand there for a second, looking around. The reason you walked into the room refuses to come back to you. This is the fifth time it’s happened today. Welcome to world of Pregnancy Brain (aka Momnesia, aka Mommy Brain). Pregnancy Brain is the characteristic forgetfulness that haunts women during some or all of their pregnancy, and sometimes f...


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Cheap Halloween Treats That Are So Easy It’s Scary


    If you’re anything like me, you’ve already searched for cute, easy, and inexpensive Halloween recipes and find one’s that you may as well have to have a culinary degree to make. Sure, at first they look fairly harmless, but they don’t tell you how hard it really is to dip a batch of frozen bananas in chocolate before they thaw! So below I present to you easy...


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How Can I Support A Child If I Can’t Support Myself?


My girlfriend and I had been dating for about two years. Everything was great. We were both full-time college students, with part-time jobs. My girlfriend lived with her parents and I lived in the dorms at the school. We did not see each other much during the week, because we were both so busy between school and work, but we tried to save the weekends for each other. This seemed to work out well, ...


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Halloween Costume Ideas for Mummies-to-be


Let’s face it, one of the best things about being pregnant in October is the super cute maternity costumes! Your precious baby bump lends itself to all kinds of fun ideas, making it your best Halloween accessory. If you’re wondering what’s hot in maternity costumes, here’s three ways to dress up your bump that yields endless possibilities! Paint it! Give your baby some fi...


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10 Funny and Affordable DIY Halloween Costumes for You and Your Baby


 Store bought Halloween costumes can be pretty pricey. Especially when you’re buying more than one. But who says you need to buy your costume anyway? Check out these funny, affordable, DIY costumes for some awesome ideas!   1) A Night at the Movies, featuring: Popcorn Baby 2) King Kong and the Empire State Building 3) Chef’s Special 4) Get your hot dog! 5) Cops ...


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15 Steps to a Safe-tacular Halloween


Halloween is coming up, and although it is known to be full of excitement and yummy treats, is it also known to be quite frightful! To make your night less scary we have rounded up 15 of the best tips to enjoy a fun, yet safe evening with your children. 1) Have children carry a flashlight or glowsticks. Costumes with light or bright colors, reflective tape or stickers, and light-up sneakers are a...


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The Clock is Ticking


Growing up in a large family, with five annoying, yet loving siblings, I always wanted the same for my future children. I wanted them to always have a friend to go to, someone who would always be there for them, like I did. I couldn’t wait to meet the man of my dreams, have my fairytale wedding, and have lots and lots of babies! Okay, so maybe not that many babies, that would just be ridicul...


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5 Self-Care Tips to De-Stress Your Pregnancy


Self-care has become something of a buzzword lately. Not only are there a plethora of books and blogs about it, but companies are starting to incorporate it into their culture. Oprah has even talked about it! As a society, we are beginning to realize that to be good to other people, we need to be good to ourselves. As an expecting parent, this hits especially close to home. It’s no secret t...


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Finding Out You’re Pregnant...and Diabetic


Congratulations! After seven years of trying to conceive, you and your husband are finally expecting. You are pregnant! This is one of the happiest days of your life, even happier than your wedding day! You have created life, just the two of you, together. You are both so elated, jumping up and down and squealing with joy that you almost miss when the doctor says, “But…”. Sudden...


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To the Pregnant & Shamed


    For expecting parents who weren’t expecting to be expecting, there can be more than joy following the big news. The question of what people will think comes before the pregnancy is even verified. Excitement is replaced by fear when it comes to making the announcement. Being in public with a baby bump, you feel like everyone is looking at you. Judging you. If you recognize yo...


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