Pregnancy

How to Make Money Losing Your Pregnancy Weight – WHAT??!

I’ve started getting more and more into the concept of “side hustles” lately.  Basically, these are ways to make money outside of your normal duties (whether you work a “normal” job or are a stay-at-home parent, which is of course a full time job in and of itself). One thing I’ve actually done before and fits perfectly with the goal …

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4 Things I Never Thought I’d Need Before I Had My First Baby

When you have your first child, everything changes. But before your little one is born, you’re out there, frantically stocking up on cute little clothes, buying decorations for the baby’s nursery, and building your baby registry. It’s kind of fun. As you go through it all though, you never really know what you’re going to need.  There’s SO much marketing out there for …

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How to Pick a Baby Name in 2017 (And Not Screw It Up)

Figuring out how to pick a baby name is highly subjective process.  You might like one name…that your spouse absolutely hates. In fact, it’s very likely that this is the case. You go through the baby name lists online, each of you striking names from the list that you don’t like. Your wife loves “Emma,” but Emma was the name …

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How to Start a Baby Registry Online (Everything You Need to Know)

Setting up a baby registry is one of those fun things you get to do before the baby is born (maybe as fun as designing the baby’s nursery). It’s kind of like writing a Christmas list when you’re a little kid…you pick out things you want, you don’t pay for them, and you just wait and see if you get the …

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5 Critical Things to Consider When Designing a New Baby Room

Designing a new baby room is definitely one of those fun things that couples get to work on together prior to a baby’s birth.  From colors, to furniture, to overall style – there’s definitely a lot of room for creativity. My wife and I had a pretty unique situation, in that our future baby room was, at the time… …occupied …

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Should I Get a Puppy or Have a Baby? (The Answer is Here.)

It’s a silly question, but I think it’s one that many couples debate. Even if the question itself is never explicitly asked out loud, it’s a real consideration for a lot of couples. And it isn’t always “puppy or baby,” but more often: “Which one should come first?” If you want a dog and want a baby, chances are you will …

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Should I Find Out the Gender of My Baby? (And Why or Why Not?)

As you probably already know, a pregnant woman can find out the gender of her baby via ultrasound between 16 and 20 weeks into the pregnancy. This tends to bring up the debate of: Should I find out the gender of my baby? This really isn’t a life or death decision by any means.   It’s a personal preference.   …

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What is a Chemical Pregnancy? (It’s Not What It Sounds Like)

When I first heard the phrase “chemical pregnancy,” my mind immediately jumped to an image of a baby being created synthetically in a lab with chemicals. “Chemical pregnancy” also sounds like a good name for sci-fi movie or maybe a punk rock band name. Alas, it’s none of the above. What is a chemical pregnancy? If you didn’t know you …

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