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More Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from a mom of 5

So, you have read my first 2 pregnancy and labor experiences. And I'm sitting here thinking, three more to go.  Can I write anything new and different and fun? And I'm sure you are thinking, "Goodness! Do we have to read 3 more of her pregnancies?"  I'm going to save both of us the trouble and… Continue reading More Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from a mom of 5

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‘Summer Bumpin’ (Baby Bumping)

Summer ‘Bumpin’ (Baby Bumpin) Sing to the tune of Grease’s Summer Nights Summer Bumpin and having some fun! Summer Bumpin it happened so fast I’m carrying a human that’s as cute as can be I’m your mommy; want the best for you and me Pregnant days are drifting away, to uh oh those delivery day… Continue reading ‘Summer Bumpin’ (Baby Bumping)

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10 Amazing RN Tips to Survive the 2nd Trimester

This is a BIG Deal! You have crossed that 1st Trimester Hill and have started or well into the 2nd Trimester. The 2nd Trimester is considered: Second trimester: 14 and 0/7 weeks–27 and 6/7 weeks (Months 4 –7) (The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015) While this Trimester is considered the Best of your Pregnancy… Continue reading 10 Amazing RN Tips to Survive the 2nd Trimester

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Amazing Pregnancy Lessons for #2 from a Mom of 5

My first pregnancy was perfect. My labor experience came straight out of a text book.  My delivery was a breeze.  Because I did what I was supposed to and everything came out fine, I thought, "Ehhh, I can let go a little bit."   My first indulgence was drinking my beloved Coca Cola. Now I… Continue reading Amazing Pregnancy Lessons for #2 from a Mom of 5

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“C-Section or Not; You are a Mother”

  She Cried Today. She cried because her pregnancy journey will end with a Caesarean section (C-section). She cried because pregnancy to her that means she didn't earn her baby She cried because she felt she wasn't a 'real' mother/woman. She cried because she will not be able to labor her baby into the world. She… Continue reading “C-Section or Not; You are a Mother”

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“Bad Moms” Unite

I just watched the movie, "Bad Moms" and found myself totally nodding my head, laughing and telling myself, "I know! That is so right." And I know many other moms could relate, to one of the characters, if not more than one.   I'm even more positive you could see your mom friends in the characters.… Continue reading “Bad Moms” Unite

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Working While Growing a Human

Working while extremely tired, nauseated, bloated, vomiting, back aching, legs heavy, urinating every 10 minutes, performing on your job at 100% can be difficult while growing an entire human.  This can be an emotional and physically challenging task as you carry and prepare for the birth of your baby.  However, it can be done and be… Continue reading Working While Growing a Human