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Motherhood & Parenting

33 WEEKS: BUMP UPDATE WITH OLD NAVY

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Posted on July 24, 2017
The last bump update was during my second trimester at 24 weeks so it’s been a while! Thank you to everyone who’s been checking on me and I apologize for being MIA these past few weeks. I honestly thought I’d feel so much better, maybe even start glowing once I entered third trimester. But that. . .

Summer Playdates & Sleepovers in Style

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Posted on July 6, 2017
Teepee & Sleeping bag from Olive Kids I’ve been wanting to get my  baby girl one of those trendy teepees for the longest time. I looked around a while back and didn’t find anything I liked then just forgot about it. But as Bella’s 4th birthday started approaching, she started to talk about camping and. . .

SUMMER VIBES WITH OLD NAVY

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Posted on June 23, 2017
My Dress: V-Neck Cutout-Back Shift Dress Bella’s Dress: Drop-Waist Cami Dress My shoes: Lace-Up Sandals Bella’s shoes: Sueded Fringe T-Strap Sandals Happy summer everyone! Summer is my daughter’s favorite season, and her birthday is only few days after the first day of summer so we always mark the beginning of summer in a special way. Last year, we bought. . .

24 weeks: Bump Update with Old Navy

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Posted on May 25, 2017
Old Navy, Maternity Twist-Front Bodycon  I can’t believe I made it to 24 weeks without any bump updates! But you guys, it’s honestly been rough few months. The first trimester was extra rough with nonstop nausea, insomnia, and basically throwing up day and night. I tried couple different “safe” nausea meds but none helped 🙁 During. . .

5 Pledges I’m Making to Build My Daughter’s Self-esteem

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Posted on April 21, 2017
I read a recent survey of mom and daughters in which over 50% of girls worry about their weight and 55% of moms complain about the way they look, often in front of their daughters. This made me realize how powerful the media and social environment is to our girls’ development. But it also made me. . .

OUR SPRING BREAK STAYCATION AT CLAREMONT HOTEL & SPA!

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Posted on April 3, 2017
41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705 I’m so excited that I can finally give you a recap of our epic spring break staycation at Claremont Club & Spa! We were initially really bummed that we couldn’t go to a destination resort like Hawaii or Florida for Bella’s spring break because I’ve been struggling with severe. . .

Spring Break in Style

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Posted on March 29, 2017
This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own One of my favorite seasonal tradition is spring cleaning. And this year I was especially looking forward to the annual purging because we’ve had a long and dreary winter, which meant lots of layering. . .

Prepping Your Body: Getting Pregnant At 35 and Later

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Posted on January 26, 2017
The first time I got pregnant it was almost too easy. We came back from our honeymoon, and we casually said to each other, “let’s start trying and see what happens”. I’d completed my MBA right before our wedding and I was in the middle of job interviews. So we weren’t quite ready, but everyone. . .

New Year, New You: Inspiration & Tips for Healthier & Happier 2017

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Posted on January 6, 2017
Happy New Year lovelies! I can’t believe another year is upon us, am I the only one who thinks that time is zipping by at the speed of light? Still, I’m honestly glad 2016 is over and done with because it was a painful year for our country and so many people in my life.. . .

WORDS TO LIVE BY: 5 Life Principles I’m Teaching My Daughter

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Posted on December 16, 2016
I was raised by the strongest and most wise woman I know. I might be a bit biased but I honestly don’t think so. As long as I can remember, my mother has had a way with words. She naturally weaves in old sayings and quotes in her conversations and knows a thousand metaphors and. . .