The Things You Wish Someone Told You About Miscarriage

August 7, 2014


When you find out you’re pregnant, they always say you should wait to “announce” it until you’re out of the first trimester “just in case something happens.” I’m assuming this is so you don’t have to go through the sting of telling every person that asks, “how are you doing?” that you’re no longer pregnant. […]

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Natural Mama | Poop Talk, Birth Talk

January 31, 2014


Poop is all over my life right now. It’s true! As a mother of a 6 year old who is trying out “curses” and silly ways to say things, I’m hearing a lot of “What the POOP?” and “Oh my POOP!” and as the mother of a 2 year old who is refusing to sit […]

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Natural Birth | Happy Holiday Births

December 13, 2013


My intention was to post this over the Thanksgiving weekend, as scheduled, but the flurry of family, food–and yes, a birth–kept me from it. Real life always makes its own schedule, and real birth does as well. In the birth professionals community we talk a lot about what happens to pregnant people and birth around […]

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Vegan Pregnancy Nutrition Q&A

December 5, 2012

A week or so ago, I asked our facebook friends what questions or concerns they had about vegan pregnancy. There were so many awesome responses that I figured I would make it into a little series and incorporate it into my “Vegan Baby Wednesday”. Yep, I’m making that a thing…Today’s Q&A focuses on nutrition during […]

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Hello, World! Love, Baby Judah

November 26, 2012


After much anticipation and build up, on October 21st, we welcomed our beautiful 6lb, 14oz baby boy into the world and called him Judah. Our lives have completely changed since we met this tiny vegan baby, but I can’t seem to recall how it was before him. He’s perfect, and after a much needed break […]

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Natural Birth: Midwife vs OB

September 24, 2012


As of tomorrow, I’m 37 weeks pregnant, meaning I’m considered full term despite the fact that the little man isn’t technically due until October 16th. There has been so much going on around here lately in regards to this baby, so I wanted to touch on a few things that we’ve been planning for.

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Pregnant Vegan at Disney World

August 15, 2012


I may have mentioned in my engagement post that I’m hopelessly obsessed with Disney World – Magic Kingdom to be exact. If you’ve ever seen a 5 year old react to going to Disney (or anywhere fun for that matter), then you have seen my reaction. It is truly the happiest place on Earth. Orlando […]

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Vegan Housebaby Update: 6 Mo.

June 28, 2012

Pregnant Belly

I haven’t given a baby update (with the exception of Instagram photos) in a little while now, so I figured since Tuesday was the big 6 month (24 week) mark and I look like I swallowed a melon, now would be a decent time to do it.

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