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Baby Update: Third Trimester

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Since I’m in my third trimester now, I thought I would write an update on how the pregnancy is going. Overall everything has been fine, though I have to say that the second time around has been a lot tougher. I definitely didn’t realize how good I had it the first time I was pregnant! Unlimited weekend naps, eating whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted…that’s all long gone. But getting to play with a fun and energetic toddler has been rewarding in an entirely different way.

Baby timing: This was a topic I had a lot of questions about, which I completely understand – timing of children was one of the major stressors for me as well. Do we space them further apart, and have more recovery time in between? Or get all the pregnancy woes, diaper changing, etc, over with and done as quickly possible? We went back and forth for a long time, with my husband supportive of whatever I felt most comfortable with.  And in the end, I made the decision that I wanted to have kids close together, largely for career reasons…so that I could batch my time off. I think if I had gone back to work after baby #1, I might have done things differently, and spaced them further. But then the question would have come up about age…which brings me to… Continue Reading


Six Years and a New Addition

Sale PSA: A simple and versatile boatneck black jersey dress from James Perse, now 40% off, a black wrap crepe midi skirt from ALC, now under $180, pretty stacked heel leather and suede wrap sandals from Vince, now just…


Style (and More) After Baby

I’ve been receiving quite a few questions about how my style has changed after baby. This is a topic I addressed briefly earlier in this post, but I think you guys want more details…so I sat down and wrote down…


Favorite Baby Products

Today I want to share with you some of my favorite baby products, that I’ve found over the past year. This post is long overdue and I apologize – I kept wanting to add more and more things to…

Life Travel

Traveling with a Baby

We recently returned from a week in Hawaii with baby Feather – our first proper family vacation. I had planned to do a travel review post, but upon returning home, realized actually take any photos… Instead, I’ve compiled some of…


Life With Baby – Six Months

I last checked in on how life was going, post baby, about five months ago. Since its been about six months now since baby Feather’s arrival, I thought I’d do another update on life with baby. Thank you all by…


The Diaper Bag

I’ve received a lot of questions about diaper bags, and what I’ve been using. I finally got the chance to take some pictures of my most frequently used bags for baby – and, since he’s now three months old, I feel…