We found out that our baby was no longer with us on a Thursday afternoon. Due to some concerns (which will be addressed in a separate post about our miscarriage), my doctor recommended a D&C immediately.
3 Things I Wasn’t Expecting About Labor & Delivery
Happy Mother’s Day! In honor of this special day, I’m going to be sharing a few surprises during my labor and delivery experience. Labor and delivery are NO joke! It was the most painful and exhausting experience of my life. I’m a chronic over-preparer, so I did my homework but I still was shocked by these three things that no one talked about:
The Dress That Encompasses Sunshine
This gorgeous yellow sun dress was supposed to make its grand debut in Rome, Italy. Sadly, so much has changed in the last month, and I was inspired by its ethereal nature. We could all use a bit of sunshine and warmth these days.
The Perfect Mom
I had just lost my temper with my 20 month old during one our wrestling matches (aka diaper changes) when the following words entered my mind: “He doesn’t need a perfect mom, he just needs a present mom.” And I sat back for a moment, my toddler still trying to wrangle free from my arms, screaming and kicking as if…
Of the Skimp or Splurge Series Today, I am extremely excited to announce a new regular series coming to the Genuinely Bex Blog! Skimp or Splurge is a short blog post with advice following fashion’s latest trends. I see many, MANY women get caught up in the constant rotation of what’s “in” each season. While some of these trends hang…
Budget Valentine’s Gifts
For the whole family that aren’t candy or flowers! Almost every single one of us is over getting cheap gifts in the form of Russell Stover assorted chocolates and teddy bears unraveling at the seams. But finding quality Valentine’s gifts at a cheap price seems a bit out of reach. Especially for those of us ballin’ on a budget. Today,…
Hearty Vegetable Soup
VEGETARIAN + VEGAN! Happy National Homemade Soup Day! It seems like a silly holiday to celebrate, but little did you know, I grew up eating soup every.freaking.day. I would come home from school, call my mom to tell her about my day, and then make myself a bowl of soup. I literally did this through college until I had a…
9 Ways to Cut Wedding Costs
Tried and true ways to cut wedding costs without sacrificing quality
Heatless Curler Review
As a mama that doesn’t have a lot of time on her hands, but also has fragile hair post-baby (thanks, pregnancy), heatless curlers seemed like THE WAY to go for an at home blowout. I saw these puppies on Amazon and they had incredible reviews. Plus, they were super cute. I thought, why not? What could go wrong? It was…