6 WEEK POSTPARTUM UPDATE: WHY MATERNAL CARE IN AMERICA SUCKS

The United States is ranked 61st in Maternal Health and we have one of the highest infant mortality rates in the developed world. For being one of the wealthiest nations, this country is one of the only ones lacking in maternal care. Three weeks ago, I started hemorrhaging at home due to some retained placenta that…

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VLOG: TIPS FOR FLYING WHILE PREGNANT

I threw together a vlog, to go along with my original post, that talks more about my personal tips to help make flying while pregnant a little more pleasant for all you traveling mamas out there. I’d really appreciate it if my lovely readers would show my new YouTube account some love by liking and subscribing to…

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2016: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 was a year of incredible highs and lows. We had some losses as a family, like the death of my grandfather. But we also had some surprise blessings, like finding out I’m pregnant with my first. We ran wild in Thailand for 3 unforgettable months, roamed the Idaho mountains all summer, and spent a…

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PINKBLUSH GIVEAWAY

Today marks week 29 of my pregnancy! We’ll be meeting our baby girl for the first time soon and it’s such a surreal feeling. I can’t even begin to envision what that moment will be like, but everyone keeps telling me that it will be completely life changing. Sometimes I feel infinitely beautiful knowing that my body…

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HIKE IN THE FOOTHILLS

I don’t know about you guys, but here in Boise it feels like spring in the middle of November. Last year around this time there was already snow on the ground but lately it’s been in the 60’s! And climate change is just hoax made up by the Chinese, eh Mr. President-elect? But seriously it’s…

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