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 […]
There are truly very few pain management options in labor. Today, a labor nurse of 20 years is going to share her expertise in what you can expect to take away contraction & labor pain.
What does a contraction feel like? We’ll talk about what to feel for from beginning to end of labor. What does a contraction feel like? I spent MUCH of my first pregnancy wondering WHAT the big day would feel like? What would contractions feel like? What would labor feel like? Also, contractions aren’t the only […]
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.
I’d heard a lot of good things about Color Street Nails, but what are the alternatives? How do the nail strips work and which ones are easiest, healthiest and longest-lasting for my nails? In this post I will review Lily & Fox, Dashing Divas, Incoco as well as Color Street nail polish strips. Table of […]
Today I wanted to share our job loss story. In 2011, my husband was laid off in California. We then moved to Arizona (buying our house on the internet on the way). Then, he left that job in 2015. It’s been a whirlwind of emotions and not all happy ones.
Discharge in pregnancy is almost like a crystal ball to a lot of ladies. We’re going to talk about color, consistency and how it relates to the changes your body goes through during pregnancy. Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy First off – let’s talk a bit about why pregnancy discharge is different than regular discharge. During […]