Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Learning How To (Sorta) Breastfeed Before Baby Arrives

We attended our breastfeeding class on Saturday.  We learned some basics about it such as, positioning, latching on, identifying early hunger cues, health benefits, financial benefits, etc.  We also learned about nursing bras, breast/nipple


Yet Another Appointment Tomorrow…

Tomorrow I get to see my OB again.  She wanted me to come in again this week instead of next week due to the high blood pressure last Thursday.  I haven’t heard anything yet


Time To Balance Lots Of Doctor Appointments….

All the superduper extra monitoring is about to start. Just for a bit o’ background info so you don’t have to try and dig through past posts: I’m 28.5 weeks now and was diagnosed with


Childbirth – My Body Is Going To Do WHAT?!

Last weekend we had our childbirth class.  It was a couple hours long on Friday night and then about 3ish more hours on Saturday morning.  I kinda liked it that way rather than going


Third Trimester Is Here!

Today marks the start of my 3rd trimester.  It’s hard to believe it.  On the one hand, it feels like time has flown by, but on the other hand… babygirl just isn’t arriving fast


The Cost Of A Child: The Realization

Don’t get me wrong, this pregnancy is priceless… but it’s not cheap either.  Babygirl’s arrival and existence will also be priceless…. and it’ll bring about extra costs that we don’t currently have. Such as: Medical bills


Good-bye Sleep, Hello Baby Feet

Today was a very long day.  It’s not easy to go to work and do all that is needed to be done on a Monday when super exhausted. I didn’t sleep well at all last


A Look At The Growing Belly Of The Second Trimester

Recently I’ve heard more comments about the size of my baby bump and have been catching more people staring at it too.  This makes me happy to know I’m showing more and it’s more