Preparing for the First Month with a New Baby

The first month with a new baby, especially if you’re a new mom, can be tough.  Your emotions are still going crazy, your body may ache, and normal duties take the back burner.  Giving yourself a break during the first month by preparing for it ahead of time can help.  *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links.  more »

Healthy Pregnancy Exercise Ideas For A Happy Pregnancy

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There are many benefits to exercise during pregnancy like a better labor and delivery experience and faster postpartum recovery.  With your body changing so much during these 9 months, it may not always be easy to exercise.  These are some healthy pregnancy exercise ideas to try with amazing references to help you stay healthy during your pregnancy more »

30+ Healthy Pregnancy Drinks and Smoothies for Your Pregnancy Journey

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One of the hardest things for me when I was pregnant was keeping myself healthy by eating (and drinking) enough good and healthy food throughout pregnancy, especially in the first trimester!  It’s not always easy to eat and drink what your body needs when you don’t want to eat, can’t eat, or keep anything you more »

8 Ways to Stay Hopeful while Carrying a Rainbow Baby

8 Ways to Stay Hopeful while Carrying a Rainbow Baby

 Our first son is a rainbow baby.  We suffered from a miscarriage just the previous month before and it was devastating especially after trying to conceive for over a year.  During my pregnancy with my first son, we didn’t tell friends until after the 20th week ultrasound.  I felt worried often and felt anxious over more »

Frugal Fun & Memorable Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Valentines Day Date Ideas

Have a memorable Valentine’s Day the fun and frugal way with these frugal Valentine’s Day date ideas! Last year we were struggling with our finances.  My husband lost his job as a civil engineer and was unemployed for 8 months following the birth of our second son Brayden.  I still wanted to celebrate our love on more »

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution with these Must-Haves!

Keeping your New Year’s Resolution can be hard! It’s January, the month of motivation and life-changing decisions!  I love to hear about New Year’s resolutions!  It’s inspiring to see people strive to better themselves. January’s Mommy’s Best Amazon Finds is all about New Year’s resolution and products that can help you achieve them by keeping them!  Disclaimer: This more »

Track and Determine your Ovulation Period Easily with FREE Printable!

How to Determine Your Ovulation Period

Are you trying to get pregnant by tracking your ovulation period? First you’ll need to determine ovulation period through this easy printable! The second installment of Mommy Engineering’s Pregnancy Series is learning how to determine your ovulation period.  When I was trying to conceive (TTC) years ago, I was advised to start tracking my basal more »