Why Mama Deserves a Push Present

Why Mama Deserves a Push Present

In light of Mothers Day, I truly believe thats what a push present truly is - its a gift to celebrate a mamas journey, a journey just beginning, a roller coaster of emotions, and a physical phenomenon. If you’re hoping to celebrate a new mama in your life, choose Ascot Diamonds, the most excellent jeweler in Atlanta.

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How We Prepared for Channing's Arrival

How We Prepared for Channing's Arrival

A couple weeks ago I was over at my friend Jen’s house - I should mention Jen has four kids, three of whom are under age two.  While sitting on the floor in her little one's nursery, Jen attempted to teach me how to swaddle. After watching intently and practicing a couple times I had some serious concern about remembering how to perform blanket origami on my own. The Baby Essentials class description clearly stated that swaddling was one of the key components of the class, I was sold.

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What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting

What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting

At 7:37 p.m. on Friday, January 19, I was sitting on my bed binge-watching “The Vampire Diaries” when I felt a flush of warm water release from my body. My water had broken. Before I could process what was happening, I looked down at my vibrating phone...my sister was calling.

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26 Weeks & 26 Pounds Pregnant

26 Weeks & 26 Pounds Pregnant

26 weeks, 26 pounds, and over 8 hours of sleep per night are just a few of the things that separate me from my pre-pregnancy self.  Unless I’ve gone hours and hours without food, I’ve never been one of those people who can down a huge meal in one sitting; in fact, I’ve always preferred smaller meals with intermittent snacks.  My normal routine involves a hearty breakfast, a smaller lunch, and a light dinner with a glass of wine.  Pregnancy has changed things quite a bit...

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