Browse by:

1 Month Left? – More Like 2 Weeks!!

Dear Abramella, Today we had your 1 month out doctor’s appointment.  From this point forward, i’m waddling my huge, hippo-self hand-in-swollen hand with your daddy to the doctor every week.  But, it sounds like we might only have 2 more appointments.  The doctor thinks you will be here in 2 weeks instead of 4 and is…

Your Gender Reveal Party!

Dear Abramella, Today we found out if we are going to be having another “Babram” or an “Abramella.” Our family and friends came over to share in the excitement as we anxiously waited to pop the giant black balloon that held either pink or blue confetti. This has taken a ton of self control on…

37 Weeks Down, 3 To Go!

Might be 1 to go! At my last doctor’s appointment, my doctor said he thinks the baby is already close to 7 pounds.  ALREADY!  Granted, he said this by just feeling around my tummy.  I told him that at the last ultrasound they said he was on track to be born at 7.5 pounds so…

Breastfeeding Class – Show me the beads!

$50 + 3 hours = Where are the boobies?!?  I feel jipped.  I brought beads and everything…just kidding…but how funny would that be!!  Next time… The class was okay.  I went into it really tired and very uncomfortable so it was hard to focus.  There were a LOT of people in the class too.  We…

36 Weeks Down, 4 To Go!

28 days to go!  Oh me, oh my!  Didn’t I just find out I was pregnant?  For that matter, didn’t we just move into the house?  Wasn’t it yesterday that Mike and I got married?  Couldn’t have been more than a week ago that I was introduced to Mike in the Pippen Cafeteria at UCI…

Baby Care Basics – Part 1

Have you ever been so overwhelmed with information that you feel like you’ve been in a room forever?  I couldn’t tell if I was having that feeling or if I actually was in that room forever.  Turns out both.  The class is supposed to go from 7-9 and instead ran until almost 11.  I was…