As an adult making friends is not always easy. Add on being a mom and not leaving the house often it can be hard to meet other mom friends.
Being an introvert (and a type 9 on the Enneagram) I enjoy staying home, I don’t need a lot of friends and I find it difficult to put myself out there when meeting new people.
However, over the last year and a half I have made some new mom friends. In the beginning it was hard for me but the rewards of a new friend are worth it.
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I’m currently 39 weeks pregnant which means we are one week from my due date of October 17! I can’t believe how fast this pregnancy has flown by after the beginning stages feeling like they lasted forever. Alas, we are all ready for Baby K (thanks in part to the generosity of my baby shower) and are so anxious to meet her and introduce her to everyone.
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In lieu of being 37 weeks tomorrow (third trimester) and officially early term over preterm, I thought it was time to give one last pregnancy update.
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In a previous post, I mentioned a few of the foods that are helping me get through my pregnancy, stay healthy and keep me filled between meals.
As a nutrition student about to graduate and become a PHEc, I have some knowledge on the nutrition requirements during pregnancy and what constitutes a healthy snack.
Today I wanted to share a few of my favourite snack ideas and why they are a great choice during pregnancy!
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In part one of this series, I talked about everything I didn’t expect during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. Now that I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy I thought I’d share a few more tidbits I’ve been learning about pregnancy and birth.
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Before I found out I was expecting I could not wait to be pregnant. I used to tell my husband that “I would be so happy if I was pregnant!” because I just knew that pregnancy would be amazing like everyone says and plus you get this cute bump to show off.
I had no idea how much work it is to be pregnant! Despite the downsides of pregnancy I can never take for granted the ability to carry a child and I am grateful for this privilege every day.
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I’m officially feeling pretty normal (finally!). Although I do still get sick some mornings since I have stopped taking Diclectin. However, other than getting sick once or twice a week I have been feeling really good.
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