What Nutrients to “Chews” When Expecting

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This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received Viactiv products for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. #ViactivBabyBump   I’m sure everyone knows that your baby needs nutrients, like iron, vitamin D, folic acid, calcium, during pregnancy to build healthy teeth, bones, muscles and heart […]

What’s Your Kegel Face?

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A big thanks to PeriCoach for sponsoring this fun conversation.   I’ve partnered a couple times with PeriCoach to discuss Involuntary Bladder Leaks here on my blog. Of course this is not a topic that we care to discuss – and that’s why we should talk about it. It can be embarrassing but it shouldn’t […]

Leakers Anonymous | Just Because Leaking is Common, Doesn’t Mean Leaking is Normal

A big thanks to the folks at PeriCoach for hosting this hilarious conversation! #PeriCoachUS   Last week I wrote Are You Doing Your Kegel Exercises Correctly and discussed how the PeriCoach can help. I started out by saying how this was an embarrassing topic to talk about, which is it. But then I  thought about […]

Are You Doing Your Kegel Exercises Correctly?

A big thanks to PeriCoach for this conversation.   Ya know, I thought about writing this post in a really discreet way because this is an embarrassing topic. But then I thought about it…. and realized, that’s because it IS an embarrassing topic, I should just let it all out. Why beat around the bush? […]

The Lifesaving Gift of Cord Blood Banking with StemCyte

A big thanks to StemCyte for hosting this conversation.   One of the first things you begin discussing when you get that big fat positive sign on your pregnancy test is cord blood banking. To bank or not to bank – that is the question. Cord blood banking is a very important decision and should […]

Make Trying to Conceive Easier with Astroglide TTC™

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Astroglide TTC™ sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.   I’ve been a mom now for 18 years as of next month. I have five kids and getting pregnant with four of them was a breeze. We made the decision, and I was blessed to get pregnant on our very first […]

Redesigned First Response Early Detection Pregnancy Test Makes Testing Easier

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I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for First Response. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   I’ve been a mom for 18 years, next month, and have 5 kids. 18 years ago, things were a lot different than today. 18 […]

40% of Fertility Issues are Male-Related. Join Us To Learn More at #TheStorkOTC Chat on 6/18 at 2pm ET!

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  Being a mom of 5, I’ve spent many of hours in mom groups and pregnancy groups on Facebook and other websites. I’ve watched many of my friends have fertility issues. Some struggled for years while others struggled for just a few months. I could never truly understand the struggle until we tried getting pregnant […]

Sea-Band Mama! to the Rescue! Get Relief from Morning Sickness!

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This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received Sea-Band Mama products for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. #SeaBandMamaMorningSicknessRelief Everyone who knows me knows that I love being pregnant. I could seriously keep having babies until my body decides to quit. I love everything about […]

Extraordinary Care for Your Extraordinary Kid from Stanford Children’s Health

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  Every parent loves to brag on their child, whether they are a baby who’s crawling or walking or even if they are older and learning how to drive. If you’ve been a reader here for any amount of time, you know I love to brag on my Jack. It’s weird to be a mom […]

TWINS! Gender Reveal with Stork 4D Imaging Studio, Oswego, IL

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We received the service shown below in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   When you have a little bundle of joy baking away, there is nothing sweeter or more exciting than seeing your little peanut in a 3D or 4D ultrasound. When I was pregnant with my first three kids, this […]

Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis from Dad’s Point of View #WDSD14

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A big thanks to my hubby, Mike, for sharing his thoughts to bring awareness to Down Syndrome. What can I say about My Son Jack? – that’s what my wife asked me. “Can you write something about Jack, can you say something about him? World Down Syndrome Day is coming, please say something” she told […]

Group Gifting Option Now Available with PishPosh Baby’s New Baby Registry | Plus $20 Off Birth Announcements from Tiny Prints

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This post is brought to you by PishPosh Baby. What happens when you have a fabulous baby shower and get tons and tons of gifts for your new baby who’s getting ready to make his appearance… and then it hits you! You never got any of the big items that you really need. What now? […]

"Baby’s Arrival in Style" #Giveaway (Prize Worth Over $700)

Guess What? My good friends Trista from Andersons Angels and Amy from This Mama’s Life are both expecting! Trista only has about 6 weeks left of her pregnancy but Amy is just newly pregnant, coming in at about 3 months pregnant – so exciting!   These Mama’s decided to welcome their babies by kicking off […]


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