Category Archives: Pregnancy
The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in her darkView full post »
Did you read Part 1?
Dear pregnant me,
I know you think you have this figured out. You did your research, read the websites, the forums,View full post »
Dear 25 year old me,
I see you looking down your nose at the family who dared bring their toddler to a proper restaurant at 8 pm.
Surely itView full post »
It’s June. It’s almost halfway through June! And I feel terrible that I’m just now writing about this, organizing, this,View full post »
I’ve been shooting with a Canon camera and lenses for almost 5 years now, so naturally I was pumped to work with them on a post toView full post »
Bringing home baby soon? Well, first of all, CONGRATS!
Now, let’s talk life. With a baby. A BABY… IN YOUR HOUSE… CAN YOUView full post »
Contributor Julie Forbes is back with some great advice for pregnancy first-timers. She just welcomed her 3rd baby, so she’s kind ofView full post »
The internet has never not been a part of my life as a parent. Some of the first people I told I was pregnant were a bunch of womenView full post »
Gather ’round, and let me tell you a tale- a hunt for lasagna that nearly ended my marriage.
It all began on a Christmas Eve 2 yearsView full post »
I’ve been through this 3 times now with the same results, so I think I can consider myself an expert at this point. The 2nd periodView full post »
Big news from contributor Julie today! I have never been able to pull off anything more than a blank stare to tell my husband I’mView full post »
I’m sharing some of my favorite breastfeeding products, tips, and advice.View full post »
Julie Kroenig was living “the dream” as a morning anchor for WKRN in Nashville, but after exhaustion literally lead her toView full post »
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 »