2018 – my year in review

2018 – my year in review

A lot has happened in my life during 2018. I can say it was definitely a year of changes. If you want to know how my year was, keep on reading!
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Christmas with a baby

Christmas with a baby

In 2017 we celebrated our last Christmas alone as a couple. This year will be our first Christmas as parents and we’re happy to start making some new very own traditions. Keep on reading to find out what our thoughts are on Christmas with a baby.  When a baby is&…
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I didn’t love my baby right away, and that is ok!

I didn’t love my baby right away, and that is ok!

Not loving your baby right away is a tabu, people just do not speak about it. A pregnant woman has to love her baby even before it is born. That is just how people think it is supposed to be. In reality, over 30% of new moms (that we know of!) …
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My birth story: unexpected emergency c-section

My birth story: unexpected emergency c-section

I think the most requested post since Benjamin was born, has been for me to share his birth story. Keep on reading to find out how the birth of my baby went. 
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Thankful November

Thankful November

November is Thanksgiving month and even though I am not in America, I still very much identify with it. A lot of things happened this year and today I am telling you what I am thankful for this November.  THANKFUL NOVEMBER Last year I was having some strong feeling about&…
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The secret I’ve been keeping: We are engaged!

The secret I’ve been keeping: We are engaged!

I started blogging at 14 years old. Back then I shared everything. Today I only share a small part of my life. This is one thing I do not want to keep from you!
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Pressure to lose the baby weight

Pressure to lose the baby weight

Every woman reacts to pregnancy differently. Some put on a ton of weight, some don’t gain any weight and some lose weight. But one thing they all have in common: their bodies don’t look the same after pregnancy. Although I am usually pretty open about my life and …
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Why we didn’t share our baby’s name

Why we didn’t share our baby’s name

Like William Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” Sure, when Juliet said that, she was referring to the feud between her and Romeo’s family. There’s that. But I still …
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And then everything changed

And then everything changed

Things have been quiet here on the blog for almost a month. Before you all get mad at me: there’s a good reason. The best reason ever: I had my baby! 
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Why I don’t have a birth plan

Why I don’t have a birth plan

When I first announced my pregnancy, there were two questions everyone asked me. First was how I was dealing with the morning sickness. The second question was if I already had a birth plan. Because apparently, every woman has a birth plan set in place even before they get pregnant. …
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Fibromyalgia – what it is and how to deal with it

Fibromyalgia – what it is and how to deal with it

As some of you may know, I suffer from a chronic autoimmune disease called Fibromyalgia. I haven’t written much about it because I wanted this to be a happy and positive space. But life isn’t always positive (or happy) and I have gotten some requests to write more …
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7 things I want to do in 2018

7 things I want to do in 2018

Happy New Year! We survived New Year’s Eve surrounded by the illegal rockets that everyone in our neighborhood shoots on the 31st of December. Starting at 10 am. Uninterrupted.  I told you in this post that I am not really into the whole resolutions thing people do when the year&…
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