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Some say that being a parent is magic. Others say it was the biggest challenge of their life, and one they were not ready for at all. Either way, one thing is certain: having a child will change you and your lifestyle. One change that should be automatic is giving up unhealthy habits...
how to prevent gestational diabetes during pregnancy
Gestational diabetes can happen during pregnancy. It affects the way cells use sugar, similarly to other types of diabetes. It causes high blood sugar and it’s harmful to both your baby’s health and yours. The tricky part is the fact that there are no symptoms, so one should control their blood sugar levels...
How To Budget As A Single Parent
The opportunity to set a positive example for your kids while navigating the ups and downs of life may feel overwhelming at times, especially when it comes to balancing a bank account. With so much to think about, and no second parent to help, it can be easy to let your finances get out of control.
First off, let me say congratulations! Being pregnant is such an exciting time especially when you start announcing your pregnancy to family members and friends. There are so many super cute ways to announce your pregnancy but getting your pup involved makes your pregnancy announcement all the better. A...
Summer Pregnancy
No matter how far along you are going to be this summer. It can be difficult being pregnant during the summer. Your skin may be more sensitive to the sun, you may find yourself a little swollen (especially your feet), and you want to hide in the shade because the sun is too much.
baby registry
Thinking about what to add to your baby registry can be super overwhelming! There were so many items that I didn't add to our baby registry for our first that I am now adding for our second baby. There are a lot of different opinions, products, and items out there that you can get...
During your pregnancy is probably one of the MOST IMPORTANT times to eat healthily. Eating good healthy foods during your pregnancy will make sure that you and your baby are getting the nutrients for a healthy baby and pregnancy. Eating healthy foods has many rewards and benefits. Yes, it is easier to eat...
For some expecting mom the only harder thing about having a baby is coming up with a name for your baby. There are so many names to pick from. Do you want to go a little old school, gender neutral name, family name, trending baby name or come up with your own unique name?
Hey there mama! I know I usually write posts that are packed full of information but for this post I wanted to do something a little different. On January 16th my husband and I celebrated our 4 year anniversary and to celebrate we went on a cruise to the Bahamas! I want to...
Which drugs should I be avoided During My pregnancy?
When expectant mothers take certain medications and drugs, the substances can expose the babies and expectant mothers to a number of risks.  Taking prescription medicines such as opioids can lead to addiction for both mothers and babies. That's why it's important to know what medications are best for mothers and children. After labor,...