Allie’s First Week + My 1 Week Postpartum Update

This post is a little late…and I apologize for that. But last week I shared Allie’s birth story with you all so today I’m sharing part two along with my 1-week postpartum update! This may be a little long so bear with me! There’s lots of ground I want to cover in this post. ALLIE’SRead more

Baby Bartlett Is Here!

Baby Bartlett Is Here! |

Super quick post, but I just wanted to tell you all that she’s here!! She’s finally here and in our arms! On Sunday, May 28th at 6:41am, I gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl. We named her Allison Elizabeth Bartlett and she’s absolutely perfect in every way. She was born at 7Read more

38 Week Bumpdate

38 Week Bumpdate |

We’re so close!! How is it even possible that we’ll be holding our daughter the week after next?! Maybe even sooner (although hopefully not later). I couldn’t possibly be more excited right now. I’m hoping these last couple weeks go by super fast! Originally my next (and final) bumpdate was going to be at the 40 weekRead more

The Real Reason Why I Never Wanted A Daughter

The Real Reason Why I Never Wanted A Daughter |

Today we’re getting real around here. These past couple days have been a little rough around here and honestly, I’m having a bit of a hard time right now. A couple of years ago, I shared a post on removing negative people from your life. At the time, my parents were finalizing their divorce after two years ofRead more

The Best Parenting Advice…From Zack’s Mom

The Best Parenting Advice...From Zack's Mom |

Back when I first found out I was pregnant, I began brainstorming some great pregnancy and parenting content to share with you all. Since I’m in no position to give actual parenting advice any time soon, I came up with the idea of interviewing our friends and family members who are parents to see whatRead more

32 Week Maternity Photos

32 Week Maternity Photos |

This isn’t the post I had planned for today, but after a super successful maternity photo shoot last week, I just couldn’t wait to share them with you! I am SO in love with how they turned out. I had been wanting to do maternity photos for a while now, but being so uncomfortable in myRead more

32 Week Bumpdate

8 Month Bumpdate |

Yay updates! Isn’t it weird that I only have maybe two more updates before the baby’s born?! Three posts from now, it’ll be her birth announcement. That’s insane! I know I say that with every update, but this pregnancy is literally flying by. It’s been a rather quiet past month around here so I feelRead more

Combating Negativity and Staying Positive During Pregnancy

Combating Negativity and Staying Positive During Pregnancy |

Good morning and happy Monday lovelies! This morning I really wanted to take a moment to talk to you all about something that’s been bothering me a lot lately. This isn’t going to be a rant, but I’m hoping it can be a bit motivational for those of you who are pregnant or are planning to have kidsRead more

My Top Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

My Top Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy |

The first trimester of my pregnancy was very challenging for me. Not necessarily due to symptoms, but more from a mental health aspect. While I already had some great healthy lifestyle habits prior to becoming pregnant, it became harder to keep them up when I just wasn’t feeling like myself anymore. But pregnancy is not theRead more