Category Archives: Newborn

Maverick’s Nursery

Today I’m FINALLY sharing Maverick’s nursery. Crazy right? It only took me 5 months. I’m so on top of things. 😉 Photo by Mackensey Alexander Photography Let me start off by saying I have NO experience in interior design, although I wish I had. Add that to my list of things I wanna be when I…

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This won’t last forever

We’ve heard it before, a million times… “This won’t last forever”, “This too shall pass”, “Enjoy it while it lasts”… UGH! I’m over it! I know it’s said with great intentions, and I know that there are so many mothers that are dying to have a baby. I know the pain of losing a baby…

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My Favorite Baby Products

I’m super excited to finally be sharing with you all a few of my favorite baby products! These are my top favorite items, and I use most of them almost every single day. These are all products I have or would have purchased on my own, and I am not paid or compensated in any…

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  • Jessica SullivanMay 31, 2017 - 7:55 pm

    Great list of products! That diaper bag looks amazing and sleek too 🙂 ReplyCancel

  • Natalie vanMay 31, 2017 - 10:40 pm

    Love the milestone badges!! I’ve been seeing the doc a tot everywhere as well! ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea DierJune 2, 2017 - 1:49 am

    Perfect timing. I have been looking for gifts for my expecting friend!ReplyCancel

Welcome Maverick Anderson

The day was March 16, 2017. I was 39 weeks pregnant with a baby boy. I woke up on the couch and glanced at the clock. The time read 5:41am. I was going to be induced later that day. At 3:00pm I was going to be sitting in a hospital bed being administered medications that…

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  • Julie WheatMarch 27, 2017 - 2:04 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE! ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie RubyorMarch 29, 2017 - 8:20 pm

    This brought tears to my eyes and just perfectly describes that feeling of bringing a new life into the world. Love this story and welcome Maverick!!ReplyCancel

  • alina renertMarch 29, 2017 - 8:44 pm

    WOW!! Thank you for sharing your story and something so intimate! Congratulations the photo’s are amazing memories to have! ReplyCancel

What I Have Packed in My Hospital Bag

So clearly, as a mom of 2, I’ve done the birth thing a couple of times now. Taking a 4 year break from having babies kind of faded my memory of everything you need to do this birthing thing, so I did some “Pinteresting” and surfed the web. I honestly felt like all those “my hospital bag” lists were so excessive. I…

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  • BethFebruary 22, 2017 - 12:27 am

    Hair Ties!!! So Much Yes! I love the G&O nursing tanks too. I wear them pretty much every day until my babies are weaned. And you’re going to be ridiculously fabulous walking the hospital halls in that gorgeous robe!ReplyCancel

  • HannahFebruary 22, 2017 - 1:03 am

    This is a great list! Great pictures as usual. You are going to do amazing and I can’t wait to see 1,000,000 (daily) pics of your new Bebe! ReplyCancel

  • Ryan & RachFebruary 22, 2017 - 9:21 am

    Pinning this post for sure, great info for future parents!! Beautiful blog as well!!ReplyCancel

  • ChristinaFebruary 23, 2017 - 12:10 am

    How exciting! You have a great list of items you’re bringing with you! What about for during the birth? Are you bringing anything with you for that?ReplyCancel

    • Kate LaraineFebruary 23, 2017 - 6:28 pm

      My labor’s are usually CRAZY fast, so I won’t be bringing anything in particular for that, but if they were longer I might suggest snacks for hubby and a gown or robe you want to labor/birth in 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie RubyorFebruary 23, 2017 - 2:35 am

    A great list and a 100x yes to the peri bottle and hospital undies. One thing I always loved taking home was the giant water jug they give you. Lol After four kids for me you definitely hit all he important stuff. ReplyCancel