The first trimester of pregnancy is defined as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, most of those you may not even know you are expecting. It becomes an exciting time when those beautiful two lines appear. In this guide, I will cover what to expect during this time and ways to support your growing pregnancy.… Continue reading A complete guide to the pregnancy first trimester
I often get asked how I am able to balance homeschooling and still working a full-time job from home. In this post on this blog, you won't find anything but the truth from me. These are my experiences and I wanted to share them with those looking for those honest stories and experiences. Alright, let's… Continue reading How to balance working from home and homeschooling
If you are between 13-27 weeks you are now in your second trimester. This is an exciting time for most parents, a safer zone if you will. Between 20-24 weeks is when the viability window for a baby to survive if they are born prematurely. Now in your second trimester, you may feel the "morning"… Continue reading What to expect in your second trimester
Living in Florida I loved having the weather for gardening but I never had much space. At one point we hung some plants of the banner and that gave us some herbs and even potatoes. Now living in a larger home with an incredible yard we started a full garden and it continues to grow… Continue reading Teaching the love of gardening to children
Herbs during pregnancy, birth and postpartum having many benefits but before we get started me let me remind you that we are not a medical provider and the information shared here is from personal experience. Before you start, stop or change any herbs or essential oils speak to a medical professional. This post contains affiliate… Continue reading What herbs should you have on hand for your birth?
Birth supplies may differ from one family to another depending on the birth you plan for; land birth or a water birth. The supply list we created below will cover things to have on hand for mom and baby. Additionally, you will find care for your placenta and postpartum bleeding. This post contains affiliate links;… Continue reading How to determine what birth supplies you’ll need
One of my favorite things to do as I get closer to having the baby is creating my birth space. A place that will remind me that I am incredibly strong and capable. Creating a birth space First of all, remember that this is about you as a birthing woman, and what appeals to you. There are… Continue reading How to create your dream birth space
Let me start by saying this... I hate cooking! When I was pregnant I would wait until 2 am for my husband to get home so I can eat. That is how much I hate cooking. My problem is not that I don't know how to cook because I do. For me, the thought of having… Continue reading How to stock your freezer before baby arrives
What the heck are you thinking having kids present at the birth? Have you just lost your damn mind? A birth is no place for children. I can go on and on with a list with the questions you'll get if you tell anyone your going to have the kids at birth. This is your… Continue reading Do you really want kids present at birth?
I have always loved the idea of birth. When someone gives birth they may feel all of this pain or uncomfortable feelings but once you are holding your child for the first time you realize everything you felt was worth it in the end. This is no different when you give birth unassisted. We want… Continue reading You need to know unassisted birth is legal