Confessions of a pregnancy test junkie {win!}

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FACT: Whether you plan your pregnancy or not, nothing can prepare you for that first positive pregnancy test. This was the moment in 2008 that I found out I was pregnant with our first son, Oscar. It was my very first pregnancy and I had no idea what I was in for. We were very… [read more]

Celebrate your pregnant belly and win!

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This post is part of a sponsorship with BabyCenter. We are pretty sure we are done having babies. We have a lot of reasons, but more than anything is the feeling that we have the family we love and are supposed to have. My births weren’t all that, but pregnancy? That was my jam. For… [read more]

Pregnant and planning? Check out Birth Plans for Dummies {giveaway}

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I recently had the chance to review a copy of Birth Plans for Dummies by Rachel Gurevich and Sharon Perkins, RN. I wanted to share it here because while I am done having my babies, I think there is a lot of great information for moms-to-be in this book. I’ve talked about my obsessive pregnancy reading… [read more]

Did You Ever Forget That You’re Pregnant?

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**Darcy is in the home stretch now!** That seems like a silly question, doesn’t it?  I mean, I have a hard time believing someone doesn’t know they are pregnant until the moment they give birth on the toilet, so how the heck could I forget that I am indeed eight months pregnant. Maybe forget isn’t the… [read more]

The Best and Worst Parts of My Pregnancy


Darcy is back with another pregnancy update! See all posts by Darcy, here.  I won’t say I dislike being pregnant. I kind of like it – well, parts of it. I try not to complain much though it’s no surprise that there are parts of pregnancy that aren’t very fun. I’m almost to the halfway… [read more]

Just How Different Can Two Pregnancies Be?

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The following is the first in a series of posts from Lil-Kid-Things contributor, Darcy, who is currently pregnant with her second child! I used to think pregnancy was fairly uneventful. Of course, that was before I even tried conceiving. I’m now in my second trimester of my second pregnancy and am surprised at some of… [read more]