Second Pregnancy: 7 Months | Happy Mom Musings

Second Pregnancy: 7 Months

We hit 7 months at 30 weeks. We are 10 weeks away from our “guess date,” but only 6 weeks away from when our midwives encourage us to have everything ready prepared (I think this is good since I can then spend the last month or so relaxing and just doing maintenance cleaning, etc.  Our…

Second Pregnancy: 6 Months | Happy Mom Musings

Second Pregnancy: 6 Month Update

In case you missed the announcement, we found out at our ultrasound that Little Squish is a boy!  I have been enjoying looking at little boy clothes and blankets online.  At 26 weeks, we are finishing the second trimester, and beginning the third at 27 weeks.  I have already started nesting with a few organizational…

I Am Beautiful! You Are Beautiful!

As I was perusing some of my favorite blogs this morning, I came upon this article on Offbeat Mama and I had to share it with you. It is geared towards Moms with daughters, but I think is relevant to every woman. Actually, while men don’t talk about it as frequently, I am sure it could…

Maternity Wardrobe

Now that I am entering my 3rd trimester I have embraced some maternity clothes.  I am trying to strike a balance between having enough pieces of clothing to look cute and feel comfortable, but not buying a whole new wardrobe since I will only be wearing them for a few months to a year.  Here…

Belly Butter

I found this recipe for belly butter on Keeper of the Home and had to try it.  I have been using it since the beginning of the second trimester, and now I am addicted to it!  The recipe calls for vanilla, but my skin reacts to it, so I use bergamot and lavender essential oils. …