Genetic Testing: Nuchal Translucency and False Positives

So I've been debating for a while whether or not to write this post but the more and more I thought about it, the more and more I figured it's better to share in hope that I can provide information or insight that can help someone else out there? I am absolutely convinced that the … Continue reading Genetic Testing: Nuchal Translucency and False Positives

When is it okay to announce you’re pregnant?

Call us crazy but my husband and I decided to take the big leap - the official jump from 1 kiddo to 2. My recent absence from the ole blog is largely due to this fact. It's amazing how finding out you're pregnant can push you into a cocoon of your own world. It's as … Continue reading When is it okay to announce you’re pregnant?

Three Words: Gooey. Butter. Cake.

My husband is from St. Louis and before I met him I didn't even know this stuff existed. For almost 30 years I was truly missing something amazing! Don't get me wrong, this stuff is terrible for you. Like really, really bad.... When you see the sheer amount of powdered sugar needed for this recipe … Continue reading Three Words: Gooey. Butter. Cake.

Adventures in Starting the Garden; Seed Style 

Last year my husband and I built a raised garden bed on the side of our house...and in the exact same breathe we began to outfit it with all of the plants we thought we used most. Immediately following, we decided to tackle the house remodel before our daughter started walking. And while we managed … Continue reading Adventures in Starting the Garden; Seed Style 

How to Save Yourself from a High School Life Lesson I Learned too Late

I live within blocks of a local high school. And every single morning I see the same group of girls, walking with one lone boy, outside of school boundaries.  A quick glance around the area leads to the realization that there are multiple groups of students scattered off campus huddled in groups of two to … Continue reading How to Save Yourself from a High School Life Lesson I Learned too Late