Gemma’s 12 Month Update and Birthday Party Details

I know that I procrastinated on this post.  I just can not believe that our daughter is 12 months old (almost 13 months).  Yet, here we are!  Parents to a one year old with another on the way.  Life is crazy sometimes, right?  I have all the details for you on how Gemma is handling 12 months, how we as parents are handling a 12 month old, and all her first birthday party details.

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My Reasons for Choosing a Midwife for my Second Pregnancy

I am deciding to use a midwife for my second pregnancy.  It is NOT because I want a home birth.  It is NOT because I want a water birth, or even because I want to labor and deliver with out medication.  However, after doing my research I have decided that using a midwife is still the best route for me.  Let me tell you why.

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Nesting and Organizing in the Third Trimester



Hello Third Trimester!  The countdown to baby Evander is getting real.  We have exactly 53 days until we hit our “baby window”.  Gemma was born at 39 weeks and 0 days, so I’m predicting Evander’s arrival to fall somewhere in between 38-41 weeks.  I am in full on nesting mode and I wanted to share a little bit about what I am doing this time around to prepare.

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