Marriage, Motherhood, Pregnancy + Baby

4 Ways To Stay Connected with Your Husband After Having a Baby

Becoming a mother has been a transformative experience. I can live on a lot less sleep than I thought, I can be awoken from the deepest of sleep if I hear my baby stirring and I care much less about my needs or wants now that I have this little life depending on me. However,… Continue reading 4 Ways To Stay Connected with Your Husband After Having a Baby

Life, Marriage, Relationships

Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

A lot of the time life can feel unfair. Part of this feeling comes from expectations being unmet. I certainly expected my present circumstances to be different. I thought I'd work before having a baby, that I'd be in my own home, that I'd live near my family and friends. However, that's not how life… Continue reading Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

Pregnancy + Baby

Everything No One Told Me About Postpartum

Lyla is six weeks old and I finally feel like I'm emerging from the postpartum fog. I expected birthing her to be hard but I was not prepared for the unique and unexpected trials of postpartum life. Of course, I'm so happy to have my sweet daughter but I'm not enjoying the challenges postpartum has… Continue reading Everything No One Told Me About Postpartum

Pregnancy + Baby

Baby K’s Birth Story

Welcome to our family Lyla Dawn Kramer <3 The past two and half weeks have been filled with so much change, so much love and a lot of learning! We are so thankful for the safe and healthy arrival of our sweet 7lb 9oz, 54 cm Lyla Dawn. She is truly the greatest blessing me… Continue reading Baby K’s Birth Story

Pregnancy + Baby

3rd Trimester Update

In lieu of being 37 weeks tomorrow and officially early term over preterm, I thought it was time to give one last pregnancy update. I was thinking about my third-trimester experiences compared to previous trimesters and I think this trimester just may be my favourite. Although at times I feel really uncomfortable, hot, tired and don't… Continue reading 3rd Trimester Update

Lifestyle, Pregnancy + Baby

Baby K Gender Reveal!

We are having a GIRL!   We are so excited to welcome our little girl this October! We didn't paint this tree stump. While looking for parks to host our party we first visited this park. As we took a walk around Mike noticed a message on this tree stump. We walked over and could… Continue reading Baby K Gender Reveal!

Lifestyle, Pregnancy + Baby

Everything No One Tells You About Your First Pregnancy (Part 1)

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… Continue reading Everything No One Tells You About Your First Pregnancy (Part 1)

Lifestyle, Pregnancy + Baby

Second Trimester Update (21W2D)

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. Exciting things about the second trimester: feeling the baby move! Last week (20 weeks) I was sitting in my… Continue reading Second Trimester Update (21W2D)

Lifestyle, Newlywed Reflections, Pregnancy + Baby

And Baby Makes 3 Newlywed Reflections~ Month 10

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Get ready for baby Kramer coming October 2017! I realize my last post was a little bit on the sad side, looking back I realize my hormones were going crazy during that time and as a result, my perspective wasn't the clearest. I also had… Continue reading And Baby Makes 3 Newlywed Reflections~ Month 10