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  • Baby bump update at 36 weeks | What you can expect at 36 weeks pregnant. Including symptoms, must haves, style, struggles, and joys. | Bumpdate | Bed Rest During Pregnancy

    Baby Bumpdate // 36 Weeks

    36 weeks already!!! We have such great news this week….. we can officially stop taking the medication that prevents contractions! Our OB also ordered an ultrasound for us this week to confirm measurements and fluids due to all the complications. You can check out all the deets on that below! Don’t forget to follow along […] Read more…

  • Searching for affordable maternity clothes? Save BIG on these items that are the perfect staples for a pregnancy and postpartum wardrobe. Get all the basics you need on a budget! | This wardrobe round-up focuses on some affordable maternity clothes that are perfect basics you can wear the entire pregnancy. A lot of these selections can be worn postpartum too – which makes them a great investment!

    Affordable Maternity Clothes – The Staples

    Pregnancy brings so many changes with it – one of those being a drastic transformation in your body. You’re growing bump will push you out of almost all of your pre-pregnancy clothes (not to mention your postpartum body will be completely different too). But when there are already so many expenses surrounding preparing for a […] Read more…

  • Baby bump update at 35 weeks | What you can expect at 35 weeks pregnant. Including symptoms, must haves, style, struggles, and joys. | Bumpdate | Bed Rest During Pregnancy

    Baby Bumpdate // 35 Weeks

    I can’t believe we made it to 35 weeks already! It seems like just a couple days ago that we were at the hospital in preterm labor. Our little bean is growing and getting big! My bed rest update is down below – don’t forget to follow along our journey on Instagram for daily updates, tips, […] Read more…

  • Adding a baby to your family is a huge change and can be just as challenging when older siblings are involved. Sibling jealously and acclimation are common worries for parents, but there are ways to help prevent that from happening. These super helpful tips in preparing your older child for a new baby will do wonders for everyone in the family! | Older Siblings | New Baby and Siblings |Preparing for a New Baby

    Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

    As many of you know, we currently have a strong-willed 7-year-old daughter and are excepting our second any day now. To be completely bare and honest with you all… I am terrified of going from one child to two with such a large age gap. I mean, our daughter has only ever known being an […] Read more…

Baby & Kiddos

  • Looking for an easy and fun Valentine’s Day craft for kids? This heart tree is simple, cute, and perfect for kids of all ages! It's also a special keepsake for mom since it includes your child's handprint! All you need is some paper, glue, and scissors for this adorable craft.

    Valentine’s Day Heart Tree Craft

    Valentine’s Day is in the air – as I’m reminded by every store I walk into. While we don’t usually make a huge ordeal out of it, I do love the warm spirit it puts everyone in. I feel like it’s a great reminder for all of us in what a little extra appreciation and […] Read more…

  • Adding a baby to your family is a huge change and can be just as challenging when older siblings are involved. Sibling jealously and acclimation are common worries for parents, but there are ways to help prevent that from happening. These super helpful tips in preparing your older child for a new baby will do wonders for everyone in the family! | Older Siblings | New Baby and Siblings |Preparing for a New Baby

    Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

    As many of you know, we currently have a strong-willed 7-year-old daughter and are excepting our second any day now. To be completely bare and honest with you all… I am terrified of going from one child to two with such a large age gap. I mean, our daughter has only ever known being an […] Read more…

  • These sight words activity flash cards are the perfect educational activity for kids ages 5-7! Kids have a blast seeing how fast they can get through these words. It’s the perfect activity to improve reading and writing skills! This post also includes a free list of 100 sight words to get you started. | Kindergarten Activities | First Grade Activities | Indoor Activities | Activities for Kids

    Sight Words Activity for Kids | Ages 5-7

    In just a few short days, Sierra will be having another birthday – how can she be 7 already?! So I’ve been sitting here reflecting how every year brings new joys, memories, and parenting challenges. One of the more joyful teaching moments I’ve had has been teaching her how to read. There’s certainly a lot […] Read more…

  • Buying toy gifts is the easy part - but figuring out what kind of gifts to give that AREN'T toys can be a bit more tough. Don't fight toy clutter this year, instead find some awesome non toy gifts for kids of all ages in our list of 100+ ideas! This list contains gifts that are great for younger kids, older kids, boys, and girls. There's a gift for everyone on here this Christmas! | Gifts for kids | Non Toy Gifts | Christmas Gifts

    100+ Non Toy Gifts for Kids

    Is it really Christmas time again?? As per usual, we busted out our Christmas decor and got the tree up this weekend. There’s nothing quite like a festive house to bring on the holiday cheer! With the baby coming right around the corner, it seems like the holidays just snuck up on us. It’s also Sierra’s last Christmas as […] Read more…

Mub Reads

  • Finding empowerment and encouragement as a female, and especially a mother, is tough. Girl Code is an amazing short read that will uplift, inspire, and bring a positive attitude to all moms out there! Take some time for self care and pick up this book to find encouragement and support in motherhood. | Mub Reads | Book Recommendations | Female Entrepreneur | Mom Support

    MUB Reads // Unlocking Life Secrets

    As moms, a lot of us tend to struggle with find the right support system. We balance family life, some sort of working life, social life, and then attempt to squeeze in whatever form of self-care we can (taking a hot shower qualifies, right?). Sometimes it feel like we have to do it all with little […] Read more…

  • These sight words activity flash cards are the perfect educational activity for kids ages 5-7! Kids have a blast seeing how fast they can get through these words. It’s the perfect activity to improve reading and writing skills! This post also includes a free list of 100 sight words to get you started. | Kindergarten Activities | First Grade Activities | Indoor Activities | Activities for Kids

    Sight Words Activity for Kids | Ages 5-7

    In just a few short days, Sierra will be having another birthday – how can she be 7 already?! So I’ve been sitting here reflecting how every year brings new joys, memories, and parenting challenges. One of the more joyful teaching moments I’ve had has been teaching her how to read. There’s certainly a lot […] Read more…

  • What a fun way to teach telling time to kids! Instead of doing a normal activity, you can teach time telling and responsibility through this cute and fun story! Plus, it's the perfect reading level for beginning readers too. They can learn time telling skills and management while reading to you! | Time Telling | Teaching Time | Teaching Activities | Kid Activities

    MUB Reads // A Fun Way to Teach Telling Time

    “Are we there yet?” “How much longer?” How often have you heard similar phrases as a parent? If you haven’t quite gotten there yet, you’re lucky (and just wait)! You can tell your child something will take 30 minutes, and they’re still asking you for a time update 5 minutes later. The concept of time […] Read more…

  • Reading a good book can completely transform and shape the way you look at different experiences. It can also help you heal, cope, or escape for a while. That’s what makes this raw and powerful romance novel worth reading. It Ends With Us is the perfect book for moms to read, to read in your 20’s, to read in your 30’s, or really at any time in your life. | Romance books to read| Top Book Recommendations | Romance books worth reading

    MUB Reads // A Raw & Powerful Romance Novel

    You want to talk about powerful emotions? A real, raw story? How about one that will pull on every heartstring you have until the very end? That’s exactly what Colleen Hoover provides with It Ends with Us. Hey mommas! Welcome to my first post in a new blog series I’m writing called MUB Reads. In […] Read more…