What’s in my Hospital Bag?

There are sooooo many lists out there of what to bring in your bag to the hospital. I think it really depends on the person, but I thought I’d write about what I packed for my first baby to give you just another opinion 🙂 I read over multiple lists people made and decided what…

Preparing Mom (and Dad!) for Baby

Cover photo credit: Chelsie McCarty Photography Obviously since this is our first baby I am no expert on what to do to prepare for a baby, but I wanted to write about what I have been doing so far. After she comes, I’ll probably have a bunch of changes and additions! Take a prenatal and…

Thrifty Baby! Budgeting for a Little One

When we decided to have a baby, we originally calculated it would cost thousands of dollars between medical care, supplies, increased grocery and clothing costs, etc. My husband is still in school and I decided to stay at home after graduating to prepare for baby, so our income isn’t exactly abundant. It was pretty daunting,…

29 Week Pregnancy Update

This whole pregnancy has gone by soooo fast, but at the same time it has felt like an eternity so far! Symptoms: I continue to have crazy, realistic dreams. Some this week have included Brendon going to the hospital and getting baby girl without me and being asked to work in the nursery at church…

Having a Newborn in a Small Space

Both my parents and in-laws had their first children (my husband and I) while they were in school and living in one bedroom apartments. When we found out we were having a baby, I didn’t quite know how we would stay in a one bedroom place. However, over time I’ve learned that it’s definitely possible,…