Pregnancy Roundup: My Journey to Motherhood

How are we here?! It’s still surreal to me that my pregnancy is nearing an end. In days (or weeks), my heart will grow to new lengths and my sanity will be stretched! My journey to motherhood will grow and evolve in ways I cannot prepare for. For now… I wait. The really special part about having this site is that it oftentimes serves as a life ‘diary’ of sorts. I…. Read more

BUMPdate: Nine Months Pregnant

NINE months pregnant?! omg. Part of me feels like I just shared the news with you here. And now, here I am, nine months pregnant and waiting on the baby to make its appearance. I’m officially 38 weeks tomorrow. I wonder if the little one will be socially early or fashionably late? If he or she takes after mama, we’re looking at late. So far, there’s no sign baby will…. Read more

Maternity Shoot: The Curves of Creating Life

I want to freeze this moment in time. To capture it, to keep it, to hold onto it. When else do you feel so joyfully unsure, so happily terrified, so euphorically unprepared? Officially nine months in, and I certainly feel the aches and pains of creating a life. My back hurts. Feet are swollen. Pressure is everywhere. And yet, I feel grateful. Pregnancy doesn’t always feel beautiful, but it’s about…. Read more

Style the Bump: Maxi Dresses with LaurenConrad.com

This week is my official nine-month mark! Which means if I’m not in yoga pants, I’m living in maxi dresses. Nothing else feels comfortable over this growing belly! I partnered with Lauren Conrad’s team today to share some of my favorite maxi dresses. Miss LC herself is also expecting right now, and so is one of her content editors. Is there something in the water?! The best part about maxi…. Read more

What’s in my Hospital Bag

Lots of mamas keep telling me to pack my hospital bag now — or at least, to have the essentials ready to toss in a duffle for when I go into labor. I’ve been pretty relaxed on the planning end of things this whole pregnancy, so packing a bag didn’t occur to me until a friend of mine unexpectedly went into labor weeks early. Message taken — I’ll pack the…. Read more