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10 Things I’m doing before the end of the pregnancy

By On November 28, 2015

Glad I was on Pinterest and found this article a couple months ago it really helped as the intense nesting phase began. 1. Freezer Meals I had planned on doing more of this… Read More


Happy Halloween! You have Gestational Diabetes!

By On November 15, 2015

WHO ELSE feels like Mother Nature incarnate when they’re pregnant?!!! I know I do! And I wanted one last epic pregnancy costume (I was Juno with X) with this last pregnancy. I… Read More


How Cardboard Cribs achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates

By On November 1, 2015

I’m just catching this article from 2013 believe it or not where for the past 75 years, Finland one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates, and many say it may be because… Read More

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Toddler Boy costume ideas that don’t suck

By On October 31, 2015

Alright so there are the standards that are standards because they are cute: Animals (there’s a lot of room for creativity- instead of puppy or baby chick maybe: elephant, skunk, or kangaroo) Kids… Read More


Summer activities to avoid during pregnancy

By On July 14, 2015

I’m a summer baby (July 7th- #cancersarethebest) and I swear all I wanted for my birthday this year was a day of water slides followed by oysters, a soft cheese plate and… Read More


47 babies died from sleeping in a sitting position

By On May 27, 2015

A heartbreaking new study reviewed 47 deaths of children under 2 from sleeping in a sitting position (such as in a car seat or swing) from 2004-2008 in the US. I remember when we… Read More

Healthy Living Mom and Baby

#normalize breastfeeding

By On May 26, 2015

Elle Australia was brave enough to create a beautiful cover for their June issue with Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding her son, however this cover was only available through the mail to their subscribers. The… Read More

Healthy Living Mom and Baby

Pregnancy #2: Weight problems, cravings, plans

By On May 22, 2015

Pregnancy #2 Let’s do this! So pre-mama-life Raven had intended of dropping from 172lbs to 145lbs before pregnancy and doing it again between pregnancies. Well that didn’t happen. I got pregnant mostly… Read More

Healthy Living Mom and Baby

Why adoption is so important

By On May 10, 2015

I read this tragic article the other day about one little boy who so painstakingly and repeatedly tried over and over again to prove he was worthy of love, of protection, of… Read More

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It’s a Wonderful Life

By On February 20, 2015

LOVED this article by a fellow mommy blogger so I decided to writ e a similar one. LENGTH OF TIME TOGETHER: We have actually only been together for TWO years!!! HOW DID YOU MEET: … Read More