Pregnancy

Top 10 Baby Names 2020 – and their meanings

Babynames.com has come out with the top 100 baby names for 2020 so far. The list includes classic names like Alexander (#18) and Grace (#22) and more modern adaptions like Kaden (#55) and Aaliyah (#49). Related: Unique Yet Classic, Baby Names by Letter I decided to delve into the meanings of the top 10 baby …

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Baby’s First Year Time Capsule

As I watch my child grow I cant’t help but think that this fleeting childhood before my eyes is but a moment in time. Disclaimer: Some links provided in this blog are affiliate links. I may be paid a small commission if you use these links to make a purchase (at no cost to you). …

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Changes To Prepare For After You Announce Your Pregnancy

As soon as I was pregnant, I wanted to shout it out to the world. The 12-week wait was painful and I didn’t manage to make it very far before spilling the beans to my mum (10 weeks), a close friend at work (8 weeks) and my personal trainer (5 weeks). Being my first pregnancy, …

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Baby Announcement Templates to Save Before You Go Into Labor

Not sure how to announce to the world or even your family that baby has arrived? What about when to do it? Do you tell everyone you are in labour and how do you deal with people wanting to be a part of your special moment? When I was pregnant with Jaxon, we knew early …

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Why It’s Important for Every Couple to Have A Cradle List and What You Can Add to Yours

It is well known that people are waiting longer and longer to have children. There is less urgency placed on the female body clock and more emphasis based on the career, financial independence and other experiences and self-development. I myself did not have children as young as I thought I would. My family have a …

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Unique Yet Classic, Baby Names by Letter

We had a fair few baby names when Jaxon was cooking in my belly. We had made the decision not to tell anyone our baby name choice until he was born. The reason being I did not want other’s opinions to sway our decision. Funnily enough my colleagues at work (one whom was also pregnant …

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Nursery Decor DO’s and DON’T BOTHER’s

If you are pregnant right now you have probably spent the last few weeks/months surfing Pinterest and Instagram looking at all the wonderful ways you can prepare for your new arrival. But what do you actually need? And what should you certainly not bother with? You are probably feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of …

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5 Phone Apps You Need for Pregnancy and Beyond

Addicted to technology? Yep, me too. So when I had Jaxon this just amplified! There is no doubt that we are in a technologically dependent society. Without devices in hand we almost would not be able to interact with today’s society. Would you be able to hold a job, keep in touch with friends and …

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Baby Shower on a Budget

Are you still reeling after learning the cost of Meagan Markle’s baby shower? ($200,000!!!). Well, in case your best friend isn’t Serena Williams, then here are some tips for throwing a party worthy of your bubs to be (who may or may not be a future prince/ss). Here’s how to baby shower on a budget! …

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7 Annoying Pregnancy Questions… and How to Deal

You are swollen, heavy and tired all the time, being polite is not on your radar.  Yet people keep testing your patience by asking you questions that make you want to knock them out… But when you seem upset by their rudeness, they act like it must be the pregnancy hormones making you so sensitive …

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