Newborn + Baby Registry Essentials and Favorite Items

Sharing our baby registry essentials and favorite items we have been loving so far!

Sharing our baby registry essentials and favorite items we have been loving so far! I’m giggling as I type this blog post because full disclosure: we didn’t really register for much. I didn’t have a baby shower of sorts like many do. Not something I personally wanted and I’m Jewish so it isn’t really within […]

Ezra Benjamin’s Birth Story

Ezra Benjamin's Birth Story

On January 26, 2019 at 1:10am we welcomed our little muffin, Ezra Benjamin Carpenter, into this world. Ezra was born 4 weeks early. I was exactly 36 weeks the night my water broke and having him a month earlier than expected, wasn’t exactly something we anticipated happening. Call me crazy but intuitively, I knew he […]

36 Week Bump Update

36 Week Bump Update

36 Week Bump Update Whoa – what a whirlwind since we last spoke about a bump update on here.. The format of this post is going to be a bit different than the usual bump updates since there is more of a story than the usual random updates I share every couple of weeks. First […]

34 Week Bump Update

34 Week Bump Update

34 weeks, you snuck up real quickly… As you guys may have seen, I just came back to Hoboken from a couple of weeks with my family down in Jupiter, Florida. Back just in time to finish up the last 3 weeks of work before my “maternity leave” starting February 1 and 2 days before I’m […]

Pregnancy: the Most Secure I Have Ever Been in my Body

Pregnancy: the Most Secure I Have Ever Been in my Body

To anyone who compared my bump or your bump or anyone’s bump to good ol’ pizza pie, Pregnancy is one of the biggest changes a woman’s body goes through. Pregnancy is a very unique and beautiful experience. Pregnancy is something never to take for granted. Pregnancy is a vulnerable time filled with unexpected twists and turns. […]

31 Week Bump Update

31 Week Bump Update

Oh helllooooo 31 weeks! But really, where is the time going?! The bump updates are going to be more and more frequent over here since there is a ton going on and so many changes happening in my body every single week. Until 26 weeks or so, everything was pretty status quo besides the bump […]

27 Week Bump Update

27 week bump update

We are closing in on 27 weeks pregnant over here and I am officially freaking out over how fast this pregnancy is going by! I was going to wait until after Thanksgiving to share this update but I have been feeling so incredibly thankful to be experiencing this pregnancy. With the holiday tomorrow, it seemed fitting 🙂 […]

21 Week Bump Update (we’re halfway there!)

21 week bump update

Today, we are 21 weeks pregnant! I cannot believe we are more than halfway there until our little dude is here in this world. I haven’t done an update on the blog since the end of my first trimester, and I know how these blog posts can be so helpful for us to have. For any future […]

Combining Traditional + Holistic Practices in Infertility

Combining Traditional + Holistic Practices in Infertility and sharing more of what I was doing during this process! First of all, thank you all so much from the bottom of my heart for all of the love on the last couple of blog posts. It wasn’t easy keeping this journey hush hush from you guys for so […]

My First Trimester + Early Pregnancy Symptoms + Supplements

Oh my gosh, that was the fastest three months of my life but the first trimester is OVER! Technically I only had to keep it a secret for 10 weeks since I found out at 4 weeks already, but wow Three months of keeping a secret from my close friends and my fave people (aka you […]