Category Archives: Pregnancy
Today I share with you this very profound piece of writing by my friend, AND NEW CONTRIBUTOR (YAY! Ya’ll will love her!), Suzanne.View full post »
“Why do I always forget how miserable I am after having a baby?” I asked Scott with tears in my eyes.
It was a rhetoricalView full post »
It doesn’t actually take bags full of stuff to have a baby. Technically, you just have to show up, or not… if you’reView full post »
I’d been pregnant for about… 7ish years. In my head. Technically, I was 40 weeks, 5 days, but in my head? A full sevenView full post »
Lowell Scott Krause is finally here!
Born at 40 weeks 5 days, on July 30th, 2013 at 8:14pm.
He weighs 8 lbs 11 ounces, the same as bigView full post »
According to the measurements at my 8 week appointment, this baby is due today. It’s the EDD I’ve gone with because it’sView full post »
This pregnancy, my 3rd and final, has likely been the most documented pregnancy when it comes to pictures. I may not have blogged muchView full post »
I awoke to several texts and Facebook messages and pings today, asking if I was in labor. After I rolled my eyes and hoisted myself out ofView full post »
My recent shocking revelation that this pregnancy is very suddenly about to come to an end seemed to coincide with my body revoltingView full post »
Wait… not like THE END THE LAST DAY HAVING THE BABY RIGHT NOW. Not trying to alarm anyone. The baby is still tucked away up in myView full post »
Back in May, I had the honor of being on the 2013 Listen To Your Mother, Austin cast. I joined 13 other women and one man on a simple stageView full post »
I thought long and hard about the recliner I was craving. It’s possible I obsessed.
We shopped around, looking at various options,View full post »
About halfway into this pregnancy, I thought, “Oh, we simply MUST take the children to the beach this summer!” I envisionedView full post »
Things have been quiet around here. There are dust bunnies hiding between my sidebar ads. I think a tumbleweed just blew across my headerView full post »
Last week, from the comfort of our Great Wolf Lodge suite, my hair barely dry, I Skyped into the HLN studios to discuss “the realView full post »
Then summer keeps happening.
And my 3 hours of productivity a day are often spent putting on and taking off little swimsuits, and coveringView full post »
I don’t know that the way I’m carrying this baby has much to do with what gender he/she is. After looking at belly pics fromView full post »
I have a new craving.
Bradford Leather Rocker Recliner from Sam’s Club
Don’t worry. I don’t want to eat it. I just craveView full post »
Many things have changed from my first pregnancy to my 3rd. I eat sushi and drink coffee now. I started wearing maternity pants at 8View full post »
As of May 22nd, like in just a few days, Nick Jr. programming (or anything owned by Viacom) will not be available on Netflix, according toView full post »
I think the first time I’m on national TV, I’m going to be telling the world that I eat sand. Sometimes. Just a littleView full post »
I’ve fallen out of the habit of blogging. Like exercise, it’s something that always makes me feel better when I’m done,View full post »
It’s not what you think. Adding those things up in my title, it comes out to a different equation than the one I’m going toView full post »
I went to Dillard’s to buy a new bra last week. Victoria’s Secret was closed for a remodel, and Dillard’s was the closestView full post »
Every Thursday, without fail, I am genuinely surprised to see a message from my Baby Center pregnancy app pop up on my phone, alerting meView full post »
I am so freaking excited to tell you all that I was selected as a cast member for this year’s Listen To Your Mother show in Austin,View full post »
Expecting your first baby?
Come, sit at my table and look into my crystal ball with me. I have many exciting predictions for yourView full post »
My body keeps having to remind me it’s pregnant. It’s quite inconvenient. I have stuff to do, yo. But, in the midst of thisView full post »
I cradled his head as he rested it atop my growing belly, smooshing both slobbery cheeks together. I reached down and gave him a kiss onView full post »
I teared up when I read my friend’s status update on Facebook yesterday…
knowing how much Miranda has struggled with herView full post »
I want, I crave, I salivate thinking of eating a spoonful of wet sand. I would love to eat a couple pieces of chalk.
I want these thingsView full post »
I went to Blissdom, a blog conference here, in Dallas this past weekend, and came back ready to take over the world (as I do after all blogView full post »
I’ve wanted to hold off, to be surprised by the sex of this baby. We managed to make it through 2 ultrasounds where we could findView full post »
I haven’t blogged much about this pregnancy this time around. Not because I don’t have things to say, but because I feel likeView full post »
This load of laundry brought to you by the cold I’ve had all week…
And the baby on my bladder.View full post »
The trouble with being a creative person is the creativity is what fuels me… in a world that doesn’t allow much time forView full post »