Meeting Talie Morgan

The one thing you learn pretty quickly when giving birth is that you are not in control. Going into labor, like most people, Seth and I had an idea of how we wanted things to go. I wanted to have a natural labor, meaning a vaginal delivery and no pain medication. Having a doula for a cousin and being surrounded by many moms, both vets and rookies, we listened to their advice and viewed our
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Free People Rain or Shine Dress

Free People Rain or Shine Dress

No, I’m not pregnant again. ;) These photos are from our babymoon we took to Santa Barbara way back in April. I just never got around to sharing a bunch of the photos. We took these at the Old Mission Santa Barbara and the rose garden right across the way. I definitely recommend stopping in if you’re visiting. Both the mission and the rose garden are stunning. The rose garden actually has a huge grassy area
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Summer Maternity Style Tips

I’ve mentioned before that getting dressed when you have a baby bump presents a whole new set of challenges. The further you get through your pregnancy, the harder the challenge becomes because not only is your bump huge, but your body is changing in other ways too. For me, my boobs have gotten bigger, my rib cage has expanded, my hips seem to have gotten a little wider, and my hands and feet have started
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Embracing It All: Practicing Santosha During Pregnancy

Had you asked me how pregnancy was during the 2nd trimester, I would have said it’s pretty great. The first trimester was a little rough in terms of being nauseous and exhausted all the time, but the 2nd trimester was golden. The third trimester is a whole other story. Sometimes I feel great, but I’m probably in pain 50-75% of the time. I’ve mentioned that I’ve had this severe rib pain before and it has
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