• We’re Having A Baby (Again!)

    Our family is growing! Oh Lovely Day

    If you follow me on instagram you already know this (I just couldn’t wait to share the news!) but our family of three is becoming a family of four in August! Charlie is very excited to be a big brother and I’m thrilled (and a little scared) to be the momma of two. 

    After trying for a while I became very aware of what it feels like to be trying to get pregnant and hear and see lots of other women around you announcing their pregnancies. It is something I had taken for granted, having gotten pregnant with Charlie so quickly and easily. So I wanted to be open and share that this was a struggle for us. We had been trying for a year, and had a loss during that time as well. If you are reading this and it makes you feel like you are the only one not getting pregnant, I’m sorry. I’ve been there myself. Hang in there – things will work out and you are so NOT alone.

    I had a pretty rough, sick first trimester (which is also really different from my pregnancy with Charlie). A couple of days before Christmas until this week, I’ve been super tired and sick most of the day. So if you have commented, emailed, submitted a wedding, or otherwise reached out to me and I haven’t responded, now you know why 🙂 And if I don’t post daily, it’s probably because I went to bed early or napped during Charlie’s nap. Please forgive me!

    Our family is growing! | Oh Lovely Day

    And now for the fun part – you tell me, what’s new in baby (aside from my newest obsession with Freshly Picked moccs)? It’s been a while since I’ve been pregnant so share your favorite maternity products, cute maternity clothes sources, awesome baby products and adorable etsy and baby shops. You probably know something that I don’t. And if you are a baby store, shop, product, etc. and want to collaborate, I am looking to partner with some awesome companies on some fun baby giveaways and am looking to try new things as well (it’s great research for my regular writing gigs at Momtastic and Babylist too), so definitely get in touch!

    Alright guys, let the baby countdown begin! EEEEK!!

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    1. Posted Feb 11 at 3:22 pm | Permalink

      Such beautiful and exciting news! So many sweet congratulations on your growing family, we send much love!



    2. Posted Feb 12 at 9:24 am | Permalink

      Congrats! My biggest thing was learning about and doing a modified version of Hypnobirthing for my labor and delivery. It was amazing and easy (yes, EASY) and nearly painless.

      • Posted Feb 12 at 9:10 pm | Permalink

        Cris, I’d love to know more about this! Is there a book or something? Or do you want to come be my doula? 🙂

    3. Posted Feb 17 at 7:50 am | Permalink

      Congratulations! So thrilled for you!

    4. Posted Jul 14 at 7:20 pm | Permalink

      Yaaaaaay! Congrats! That is exciting news 🙂

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