I have never been largely pregnant at Halloween, much to my disappointment. Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love looking at the ideas other ladies come up with for pregnancy costumes, though.
I chuckle at beach balls and basketballs, pumpkins and Santa suits.
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But. . . . → Read More: Halloween Costumes for Pregnant Ladies
I had lunch with a very pregnant friend the other day. Her feet were puffing out over the straps in her shoes. Her eyes were watery and runny. Her nose was stuffed. Her hips ached and she lumbered, great with child, limping around the head of the baby dropped into her pelvis.
“Isn’t it . . . → Read More: This, Too, Shall Pass: Pregnancy Mantras for Late August
You know how when something very strange happens and it’s so weird, you just don’t want to tell anyone? Not even your mom? That happened to me about 10 times a day while I was pregnant. Thankfully, once I got the nerve to open up about what was happening, I learned that those weird . . . → Read More: You’re Not Crazy: Weird Pregnancy Symptoms That Are Actually A Thing
My first and third sons were born in late summer, which is great now that they are here because we always have nice weather for birthday parties. But my goodness, when I was pregnant in the heat and humidity, I sure felt miserable. Here’s what I did to beat the heat and stay as . . . → Read More: Beat the Heat: Tips for Summer Pregnancy
According to the CDC, the average American woman is 26 years old when she delivers her first child. The same data tells us that, increasingly, women aged 35-39 are becoming pregnant for the first time. Our founder, Judy, is one of those women.
The Miksch family (L-R): Joe, Jack, Baby Boy #2, Daisy
“I always . . . → Read More: Moms Who Wait: Motherhood in Late 30s
I’ve got 3 boys. By the time I was pregnant with my third son, I ran out of things to say when kind relatives asked me what I needed for the baby. So I thought about it and here are the essentials we bought to prepare for subsequent babies:
1. New nursing bras. Not . . . → Read More: 5 Things You Need for Your Second (or Third…) Son
I have really zesty sons. By the time I was pregnant with my third zesty son, I was simultaneously exhausted and filled with good ideas to help occupy them while I got to stay put on the couch. A lot of these are also good for occupying an energetic older sibling while Mama nurses . . . → Read More: Pregnancy Tips: Couch Parenting Games to Conserve Mama’s Energy