“Saddle Up!”

This is the advice Mark and I were given a few months ago by a random stranger. We were in Hobby Lobby and this woman who had her hair on top of her head, no make up, oversized hoodie and sweat pants(and she was STILL gorgeous) was pushing around a baby who I knew could … Continue reading

33 Weeks

 ( What the heck is a Durian Fruit?) How far along?  33 weeks Maternity clothes?   Found a few decent shirts at Old Navy. Stretch marks? None! Sleep:  Now that Princeton has finally started sleeping with Mark or beside of me, it has made it a little easier for me to stay asleep longer. Not sure what we … Continue reading

32 Weeks

How far along?  32 weeks Maternity clothes?   HAHA…that is all. Stretch marks? Still a lucky duck. Sleep:  HAHA. that is all. 😉 Best moment this week: -Our Shower!!!! Everything turned out just as I imagined and we were so spoiled by our friends and family, it was truly an amazing day!- -Another post to follow for details/pics … Continue reading

Happy New Year!! 31 Weeks

(I even bought a Pineapple for the picture and totally forgot to use it! oh well!) How far along?  31 weeks Maternity clothes?   I had another breakdown today. I would say the biggest headache of this pregnancy is finding COMFORTABLE dress slacks(for work) that look decent. I swear I have tried on every pair, every store … Continue reading

30 Weeks-Merry Christmas!!

Baby is the length of a cucumber! How far along?  30 weeks..pinch me! Maternity clothes?  The best piece of advice I can give ANY expectant mother is to invest in a few pairs of Maternity Leggings from Target. They are a great price and are so comfortable. If only I could wear them to work!!! Stretch … Continue reading

29 Weeks- Fa La La La!

Baby is as big as a Butternut Squash. How far along?  29 weeks Maternity clothes?  Over looking for them!! Stretch marks? None  Sleep:  Same as last week..still running on fumes. Best moment this week: -Becoming more and more excited about the nursery coming together- (See Below for a sneak peak) -Finalizing my order for Beckham’s custom … Continue reading

Growing Up 101

Growing up. At some point we all have to do it, and its honestly not such a bad thing. Some of us start the rest of our lives long before our friends do and that’s okay. Not everyone is supposed to be on the same page. There is no “right” time to settle down, get … Continue reading

Hello Third Trimester!!

I promise I am not as pale as I look in this picture, it was taken at night and we had to turn a lamp on so it made the color look awful! Baby is at big as a Chinese  Cabbage(how random) How far along?  28 weeks Maternity clothes?  I am desperate for maternity slacks. … Continue reading

27 Weeks

Size of a cauliflower. How far along?  27 weeks Maternity clothes?  I am really becoming frugal when it comes to buying any more maternity clothes. I know I am going to need some more but with only 13 weeks left at the most; I am trying to make what I already have last as long … Continue reading

26 Weeks-Happy Thanksgiving!

Sorry yall, this is a pretty lengthy post! (These fruit comparisons are getting a little bit wacky, but oh well) How far along?  26 weeks Maternity clothes?  Still looking everyday for cute/decent priced clothes. Stretch marks? Nope, I feel really lucky to not have any yet. Sleep:  Same, not getting much of it. Best moment this … Continue reading

25 Weeks

How far along?  25 weeks Maternity clothes?  Why are they so dang expensive!? Stretch marks? Nope..continuing to keep my fingers crossed but I know they are coming. Sleep:  This was the worse week for me so far. I woke up a few days ago in tears because I was so exhausted and even stayed home from … Continue reading

Hard bump, Soft Bump, Big Bump, Small Bump

I’m sure a lot of you have heard of all the ridiculous things that people will say to you when you’re pregnant, or you have already experienced it for yourself.  There should be a rule book on what NOT to say to a pregnant woman. As if us women already don’t experience enough pressure from society … Continue reading

24 Weeks

How far along?  24 weeks Maternity clothes?  Found some REALLY cute shirt/dresses for great prices at Old Navy. Stretch marks? Nope Sleep:  Seriously lacking sleep. Best moment this week: -Hitting the 6 month mark, woot woot!- -Getting Beckham’s dresser in, now we are just waiting on the nightstand- -Feeling all of his punches & kicks. Mark … Continue reading

23 Weeks

How far along?  23 weeks Maternity clothes?  In desperate need of some new clothes, all my regular shirts are getting too short. Stretch marks? Nope Sleep:  Not sleeping much at all. I think I am just uncomfortable which is making me wake up every hour of the night. Best moment this week: -Finding another awesome boat … Continue reading

Happy Halloween-22 Weeks!

How far along?  22 weeks Maternity clothes?  Still trying to wear some non-maternity tops, although my choices are slim picking! Stretch marks? Nope Sleep:  Not sleeping my best, my back is hurting at night and I cant get comfortable( Trying to get use to this since I know this is how it will be from here … Continue reading

21 Weeks

How far along?  21 Weeks Maternity clothes?  Yep, all of my other non-maternity clothes are starting to feel a bit tight. Stretch marks? Nope, starting to look into what creams I will be using. Anyone have any good suggestions? Sleep:  Still the same sleeping habits wake up every hour to use the restroom and for some … Continue reading

20 Weeks

Whoahhhh…Wer’e half way there!! Whoa, Livin on a prayer!!!!!! How Beckham Parker McSwain got his name. Let me go ahead and answer the question I get asked most. “Oh, so you’re naming him after David Beckham?” NOPE! Now I will say that if he gets that for the rest of his life, David Beckham is … Continue reading

18/19 Weeks and It’s A…..

Sorry, this is jam-packed post, ran out of time last week!   How far along? 18-19 Weeks Maternity clothes?  Yep, still able to make some of my non-maternity clothes work now that I actually look pregnant instead of fat! Stretch marks? No Sleep:  sorta, having crazy dreams though! Best moment this week:  Last week, our 18 Week … Continue reading

October- A Sad And Exciting Month

What a bitter sweet month this will be for me. Although I have never been so happy in my life as I am in this very moment….I feel like I need to take a moment and just remember our little bean that we were supposed to be meeting this month. It’s hard to believe that … Continue reading