How We Got Jasper Sleeping On His Own: Our Version of Gentle Sleep Training

While I will never consider myself an expert on infant or toddler sleep, I will say I’ve had my fair share of restless nights (just like any other mama)! I certainly don’t have all of the answers but I know what it’s like to feel lost and at your wits end over a child thatContinue reading “How We Got Jasper Sleeping On His Own: Our Version of Gentle Sleep Training”

My Second Trimester: The Second Time Around

If I’m being honest, before I sat down to write this post I went and looked back at my blog post I wrote about my second trimester with Jasper. I feel like this trimester was so long but felt like it flew by with Jasper. I also wanted to compare how I felt then versusContinue reading “My Second Trimester: The Second Time Around”

First Trimester Survival Guide

If you have ever been pregnant, or are even thinking about having kids, then you most likely have wondered how bad the first trimester really is and how you’ll get through it. I am here to tell you that every woman is different but it’s better to be prepared than to be sick and hopeless.Continue reading “First Trimester Survival Guide”

5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as A Mom

I can remember talking about having children with Mark very early on in our relationship. We knew as soon as we got married we wanted to start a family. Once I got pregnant I continued to fantasize about the mom I would be and what life would be like after having a baby. I envisionedContinue reading “5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as A Mom”

Baby Devine Number Two’s Gender Reveal

By now you all most likely know we are having a baby BOY! This means I will be a boy mama of TWO little boys come the fall. We could not be more excited!I had a strong feeling this second baby was another boy. In the very beginning I had some suspicions it might beContinue reading “Baby Devine Number Two’s Gender Reveal”

I’m Half-Way There! My 20-week Pregnancy Update

Today I am celebrating being half-way through my pregnancy! However, I am not celebrating because I don’t like being pregnant but because I survived growing another human while taking care of a toddler, ha-ha! In all seriousness, it’s a big deal when you reach that halfway point! By now most of the morning sickness, ifContinue reading “I’m Half-Way There! My 20-week Pregnancy Update”

Can You Guess Baby Devine Number Two’s Gender? Predicting gender based off of old wives tales

Hey friends! I thought it would be fun to do another blog post where we guess the gender of Baby Devine Number Two based on old wives tales! If you can remember, I did this when I was pregnant with Jasper and it ended up being correct. Here is the post if you’re curious! Obviously, theseContinue reading “Can You Guess Baby Devine Number Two’s Gender? Predicting gender based off of old wives tales”

My First Trimester: The Second Time Around

Here we are again! My first trimester, the second time around! I went back to my blog post I wrote about my first trimester with Jasper, here you can find Part I and Part II, just to compare, and I realized I published it around the same time I am publishing this one, lol. Not muchContinue reading “My First Trimester: The Second Time Around”

I’m Pregnant…AGAIN!

I’m Pregnant…AGAIN! SURPRISE! I am pregnant, AGAIN! If you truly know me, then maybe this isn’t a surprise to you because you most likely know I want one million babies. For everyone else, yes this was definitely planned and on purpose. Mark and I decided we want all of our children close in age andContinue reading “I’m Pregnant…AGAIN!”

Jasper’s 11 Month Update

The official countdown is on! My baby boy is eleven months old, and this time next month he will be a toddler! How does that even happen?! I am truly baffled! I am experiencing all the emotions. Jasper’s 11 Month Update In true Jasper fashion, he made another huge developmental leap this month! He hasContinue reading “Jasper’s 11 Month Update”