Today we’re talking about handling finances as a couple, and how to traverse some of those tough situations together. Including, debt, retirement, college savings and more! Today’s guest is my husband, Drew Erickson. We’ve been married since 1997 and we’ve certainly had our fair share of fights about money (especially not having enough). This episode […]
Shaving during pregnancy is a HOT topic that no one wants to talk about (funny how that happens). Today we’re talking shaving, waxing and creams to get rid of leg hair, belly hair and even pubic hair. It’s a *tangled* situation… 🙂 This episode is inspired by my VERY popular shaving during pregnancy post. Because […]
What does a contraction feel like? We’ll talk about what to feel for them. How to know if they are just Braxton Hicks, and how to time them. This is part of my labor pain series. Be sure to check out that post that talks ALL about labor pain! As a labor nurse since 2001, […]
An epidural block isn’t your only analgesic or anesthetic option during childbirth. You can obtain relief for a vaginal delivery with both pharmacologic as well as drug-free ways for the pain of contractions.
Let’s talk about using your spouse to help you make resolutions. How your “goal buddy” can help you take action with the things you need to change. BIG thanks to everyone who has reviewed my podcast, I really appreciate it! Today’s guest is my husband, Drew Erickson — he was also my episode on splitting […]
Today I want to share my experience with Carvana: why we ended up going with them, and what we thought of the experience from beginning to end. Backstory: We wanted to get a Honda Pilot Touring, AWD newer than 2016 with low mileage. We’d found one we liked and we went to the dealership. What […]
I wouldn’t call myself, “crafty” but with the Cricut Maker at my side, I’ve found a few things that turn out REALLY well — making me love that machine. Here’s five things I love about it!:
As if pregnancy isn’t scary enough, it can be fun (and hard) to find a costume for the pregnant mammas. Here are some of my favorite pregnant Halloween costumes — some use felt, or poster board. Many involve no-sewing! Halloween Costumes for Pregnant Women Of course, I don’t have any suggestions of my own. By […]
Taking an online course on birthing is a very smart move. But, how to pick the best one? What are some things to look for in a childbirth class? Qualifications of Birthing Class Knowledge Hi, I’m Hilary — I’ve been an L&D nurse since 2001 and taught birthing classes recently for my hospital.