Baby, Family, Pregnancy, That Crunchy Life

How I Achieved a Natural Birth (and You Can Too!)

When your 2.5 hour labor forces you to give birth in the car, it can be easy to assume that medical intervention was not an option. While this was entirely true (read my whole birth story here), there was actually a lot of work that went to preparing myself for a natural, med-free birth. I… Continue reading How I Achieved a Natural Birth (and You Can Too!)

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I Gave Birth in the Car: Baby Launstein is Here!

We were speeding through the tunnel when I reached between my legs and could feel the baby's head emerging. I literally grabbed the "oh shit" handle and Matt made it to the emergency room doors just in time for me to deliver the baby in the car in the parking lot. Before Labor I had… Continue reading I Gave Birth in the Car: Baby Launstein is Here!

Family, Pregnancy, Uncategorized, Vlogs

Chloe’s “Beards or Bows” Gender Reveal

"I took a test and I guess I'm pregnant." You can imagine the surprise we had when Chloe shared this bit of information. I was already 3 months pregnant with our third baby that we planned. Chloe is my sister-in-law who lives with us, so you could probably say there is something in the water… Continue reading Chloe’s “Beards or Bows” Gender Reveal

Baby, Crafts, Family, Pregnancy

DIY Wood Play Gym for Baby

If you've been checking out nursery decor on Instagram, I'm sure you've come across these super cute and trendy activity gyms for baby!! Wooden play gyms seem to be all the rage because they fit a neutral color scheme, are more durable, and better for the environment. But search the simple gym on Amazon or… Continue reading DIY Wood Play Gym for Baby

Baby, Family, Gift Giving, Pregnancy

What’s on My Natural and Gender Neutral Baby Registry

Come February, our third baby will finally be here, and I still don't know the gender! I want it to be a special surprise in the delivery room. However, not knowing the gender makes it really tough to shop for! Wouldn't you know that most things you find in store are blue or pink, or… Continue reading What’s on My Natural and Gender Neutral Baby Registry

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All-Natural Pregnancy Whipped Belly Butter Recipe

With only four ingredients, this simple yet effective belly butter was my go-to during my third pregnancy! It should be noted that whether you get stretch marks or not is largely due to your genetics and your diet (think: collagen). But there is nothing wrong with rubbing on some lotion for your dry, stretching skin.… Continue reading All-Natural Pregnancy Whipped Belly Butter Recipe