Introducing our new Labor + Birth Gemstone Bracelet
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The birth of my daughter really brought forth this incredible emotional strength and empowerment that I never experienced with my son. I feel so blessed I was able to have her MY way, and the way MY body intended. That day was so amazing... I'm still working on a blog post for that... Photo by Brittany Brooks Photographyat the San Antonio Birth Center Right after I had Evelyn, I thought back to my experience and had an urging to want to share that positive energy with others. I stumbled across an article on Unakite (the "childbearing" gemstone), and I fell into...
A Mama’s Self Care Journey: Part 1
I am sitting in the doctor’s office right now waiting for my appointment, and I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I have a suspicion that I am suffering from hyperthyroidism or anemia. I have a history of anemia so that makes sense, but the symptoms I have been experiencing the last two months have to be more than just anemia. Although this post is “all about me” it is very much about mothers in general. We tend to put ourselves on the back burner compared to our children and our significant others. I let myself go, I didn’t practice...
Out with the Negative, In with the Positive!
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Cheers, "Baby Valentine"
Well, the cat’s out of the bag, or will be soon? If you’ve seen me recently, you may have parted our meeting with your head cocked, wondering, “hmm, she looks different.” And yes, I am different. My body is different, my mood is very different, I am pregnant. Wait… hold on, let me try that again… I AM PREGNANT!!!! Right? Aren’t you supposed to be screaming from the rooftops? This past December I WAS screaming it from the rooftops. I had this obnoxious, goofy grin on my face all day and couldn’t stop smiling when people asked if we would...
"Hello, Lovely" Box by Urban Oreganics
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Anyone who knows me, or at least follows my brand, knows that I have a HUGE crush on Urban Oreganics. This mama-run, botanical apothecary has provided all of my skin care products for the last two years. My obsession is worthy as my skin is absolutely flawless since I discovered this brand. The owner, Emily, is a mother of two boys and lives up in Oregon with her hubby. The family wholly practices a minimalist, vegan lifestyle from their food choices to the way they are remodeling their stunning new home. I'm always on the hunt, a little stalker-ish I...