Inside the Nest: My Pregnancy Story (1st and 2nd Trimesters)

April 06, 2017

Inside the Nest: My Pregnancy Story (1st and 2nd Trimesters)

I have to admit that I was a bit hesitant to share my pregnancy story here. I typically keep my business separate from my private life. But now that they are starting to intertwine, I feel like this is a good time to share my experience and emotions...so here we go. My husband and I have occasionally talked about starting a family one day. It’s something that we both wanted and looked forward to. After a few long discussions about our future, we made the decision to experience the world first, taking 6 months off to travel to destinations on...


Meeting Baby for the First Time

February 07, 2015

Meeting Baby for the First Time

It seems like no matter how many books you read or videos you watch or websites you browse through, you never feel quite prepared for the birth of your child. After hours and hours of labor, it all comes down to the moment that your baby arrives and you get to hold them for the first time.  Filled with a rush of emotions, you may be exhausted, excited or even nervous, which is perfectly normal. Assuming all is well, the doctor will ask you to hold your newborn. The baby just wants to be comforted by your warmth and touch,...