11/18 Life Update- My View From the Couch

11/18 Life Update- My View From the Couch

Trigger warning- This post contains details about our pregnancy complications. How I'm Feeling First and foremost, we're incredibly relieved that Baby Boy is still in there and looking very strong. I am reminded everyday that I have the best partner and friend in Ben as he continues to show me what unconditional love looks like. [...]

Better Together

Better Together

We are better together- always. I feel super passionate about the current state of public education. As someone who once worked in an underfunded school, I am the first person to get on my soapbox and talk about how all schools are not created equal. Yes, all teachers spend their own hard-earned money on items [...]

High Protein Snacks

High Protein Snacks

The best advice I ever got when it comes to snacking is this- pick snacks that have protein and healthy fats. It's a terrible feeling when you eat an 'empty snack'- like plain pretzels- and feel hungry a little while later. Since my exercise level has changed while pregnant, my diet hasn't really changed too [...]

Budget-Friendly Maternity Favorites

Budget-Friendly Maternity Favorites

The thought of dressing while pregnant completely intimidated me. From the get-go, I was determined to create a list of budget-friendly maternity favorites. I'm a firm believer that a women's body grows however it needs to during pregnancy. That being said, I had no way of knowing when or how my body would change in [...]