The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant

Let me start off by saying that this baby has taught me to have patience, trust, and an open mind. Like many (if not all) new mothers, I started this pregnancy with little to no expectations. I knew some women got morning sickness while others didn’t. I knew some women truly enjoyed pregnancy while others…

Packing My Hospital Bag: It’s Almost Baby Time

I never knew how interested I would be in learning about what other expectant mothers pack in their hospital bags. I would seriously hate to know how many YouTube videos I’ve watched about labor & delivery, newborn life, and hospital bag packing. Well here is my chance to add to the massive pool of pregnant…

Third Trimester Update- 34 Weeks

I can’t believe I just ordered postpartum essentials for my hospital bag. My little man is going to be here before I know it, and it is blowing my mind. You would think my bowling ball of a stomach would make his imminent arrival feel more real, but I have gotten used to my body…

How Pregnancy Changed My Perspective of Food

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that recently I have been enjoying baking sweet treats and cooking delicious vegetarian food. It’s not that I just decided to start taking pictures now for the first time. It’s that this is the first time in my adult life that I am not afraid of…

How I’m Processing COVID-19

This first section was actually written after the rest of the post. Noah and I woke up early yesterday morning to have some productive self-time and to start shifting our routine for when the baby comes. I knew I wanted to write, but I had no direction or topic in mind. Fully equipped with a…

How to Have a Peaceful Relationship: Quarantine Edition

I’ve always said that I could be with my husband Noah 24/7 and be happy.  Thanks to COVID-19, I’ve pretty much had the opportunity to put this notion to the test. Due to the nature of my husband’s job, my extended stay at home started before his. Those 8-5 hours dragged by with just me,…

It’s Time to Love Each Other

I was watching a cooking documentary the other day of an Indian woman who owns a restaurant in the UK. Normally, I would think about how different her life is from mine and how her perspective on life must be so rich compared to my mid-western, young self. This time was different. Even though our…