Finding a system to maintain just about anything can be INCREDIBLY challenging! Finally, after far too much trial and error, I can share with you our super simple system! The guess work for what is in our Freezer Meals freezer has been removed!
The time has come to discuss all things related to the Hospital Bag! I had a very small emergency bag that I took with me to our quick, unexpected runs, but this was the real deal. The "you can come in, but you aren't leaving without a baby" bag. Today, I'm sharing with you how I knew what to bring, what I actually packed, and where I got some of the items. I'm curious... What did you pack in your hospital bag as a first time (delivering) mom-to-be? Did you over pack? Under pack? Let me know!
Baby Preparation is still in full swing! About a month ago, I purchased clear bins to help organize our pantry as it was starting to get out of control and we were losing track of what we had. I spent about two-and-a-half hours cleaning and organizing this area. Now, it is functioning beautifully and we have been able to maintain the organization and cleanliness!
In the last 5 weeks, we sat through 4 parenting/birthing classes at our local hospital. Some of the classes were fantastic and some were surprising bummers. Today I sat down and wrote out the pros and cons of each class and my recommendations/rankings of the classes. If you are a first-time parent to be, what classes did/will you participate in? If you are a seasoned parent, what classes did you take or find most helpful?
Holy freezer meals! The work is done, the food is made, and I am ... laying on the couch! As part of Baby Prep, I wanted to have a BUNCH of meals stockpiled and ready to be reheated. We want to focus on Baby Boy, the dogs, ourselves, and visitors for a while. Not breakfasts, lunches, and dinners!
A couple of weeks ago we had our Hospital Tour! I was a nervous, "oh this is happening" wreck in the week leading up to this. After going into the tour with a LONG list of questions, I narrowed down what are my most important questions to ask! Leave your top questions or helpful comments below!
We are close to the final countdown! EIGHT weeks from our 34-weeks pregnant goal...TIME TO START FINAL BABY PREP! First up, FOOD! Come follow along as we plan, cook, and store 6 weeks of meals!
Last week, I talked through all of my Day 3 testing, how painful that was, and the next test. Today was that next test...my hysteroscopy. To say I was nervous would be a HUGE understatement. From the reading and research I had done, this was going to be painful, but I'd be asleep. From nurses … Continue reading Oh Monday, Monday, I am glad you are gone
Waiting for and heading into that first high risk OB appointment is nerve racking! After a few weeks of letting my nerves get the better of me, I got organized. Today, I'm sharing 3 questions I asked and why I'm grateful to have done so.
It's wedding weekend! Let's get packing! Packing for a trip of any length can be challenging, but I've got everything I need in carryons. I've got three tips that I have found work regardless of where we are going or the length of time!