Baby Essentials: The First Six Weeks

So we made it through the first six weeks of parenthood! We have learned so much – already – along the way! I can honestly say that we were absolutely clueless at first – but they say the best way to learn is by doing, right?
I sailed through hormonal-induced bliss the first couple of weeks and then the fatigue set in around week 2 or 3.

Family Photos

I am so excited to share these photos of my little family today taken by the talented Heather Arnita!

We had originally planned for Heather to come to the hospital for a Fresh 48 session but little did we know how crazy / exhausting / busy the entire hospital experience would be! 🙂 So, we were equally as excited for Heather to stop by a few days after Ava arrived to capture us in our most natu

Baby Essentials: The First 2 Weeks

Baby Essentials: The First Two Weeks

I originally published this post after my first-born was born but since then, have updated this list to be WAY more insightful for you all!
Current situation: I have a 4 year old and a 1 1/2 year old + I wanted this list to be comprehensive and HELPFUL for you mommas, because gosh, those first few weeks can be TOUGH.

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Ava Mae

Well, today is our sweet baby’s original due date! However, to be honest – I had a feeling our little girl wasn’t going to wait until today for her big debut. I am so happy to say Ava Mae was born on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 5:29PM at Grant Medical Center! She was a healthy little arrival weighing in at 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measuring 20 inches.