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Getting Ready for Baby – Pt. 2

And we’re back!! Hopefully Pt. 1 gave you somewhere to start if you’re prepping for your own little one, or even helping someone you know get ready to welcome their newest member. Well, today we’re going to talk about something I’m very passionate about, and honestly the thing that first inspired this series of posts. Today, we’re going to be talking about my Postpartum checklist that I worked off of when James was born, and what I’m pulling together in preparation for June!

Getting Ready for Baby

Hey friends! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything other than a class recording, and I figured I’m a little more than overdue. The good news is that I’m about 23wks pregnant with our second little one, and I’m starting to think about what I need and want to have on hand for once he’s here, which gives me the perfect thing to share with you! James, the night he was born First football game with daddy As one might expect, preparing for baby number 2 is bringing with

Love On That Bump!

Pregnancy is hard. It’s hard on your body, it’s hard on your emotions and your mind. It’s big, and it’s hard and it can be a lot. It’s also beautiful, and wonderful, and it can be the best thing ever! If you or someone in your life is pregnant, I want to help make it the best time that it can be! This is a live that I did in my member support group on Facebook, but I wanted to share it here as well. We talked about how to take care of yourself and baby during your pregnancy,

James Louis | The Next Months

As the second trimester began, I quickly realized that Ningxia Red® was going to be my best friend during this pregnancy. This little man already loved the stuff, and he wasn’t even born yet! All in all, the next few months were pretty uneventful. We went to our monthly appointments with Darcie, and they became our monthly date nights. Because we live so far from the city, John and I would meet at Darcie’s office when he got off work, and then we would stop for Sonic on the w

James Louis | The first months

The end of January 2019 saw me in WI, visiting family and helping with a vendor event that my mom had signed up for. It was the first big event that we had done, so it was all hands on deck. We spent a few days leading up to it at the house, setting up mock-booths to test our layout, inventorying product, and making sure we knew what was in each box and crate so we could get set up in time and feel somewhat organized. On the morning of the first day, we made a LOT of coffee,