Mommy Blogs

Thanks to my blog-saavy friends and family for sending me lots of links to women who have more time to ponder – and are more articulate – about pregnancy than I.  I’ve learned so much from these blogs.

Enjoy!

Blog posts to read when you are…

…making sure you are checking off your “I’m a grown-up” list of preparation for a child

http://apracticalwedding.com/2015/11/newlywed-checklist-wills-life-insurance/

 

…trying to figure out a maternity wardrobe that mostly involves your clothes + essentials

http://www.designscouting.com/2009/04/16/my-pregancy-survival-guide/

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2014/09/storq-maternity-basics-giveaway.html

http://cupofjo.com/2012/04/motherhood-mondays-pregnancy-survival-guide/

http://ohjoy.blogs.com/my_weblog/dressing-the-bump/

 

…thinking by trimester of essentials

http://www.pbfingers.com/2015/03/25/first-trimester-pregnancy-favorites/

http://www.pbfingers.com/2015/06/11/second-trimester-pregnancy-favorites/

http://www.pbfingers.com/2015/07/29/third-trimester-pregnancy-favorites/

 

…worried about staying friends with your friends without kids http://apracticalwedding.com/2015/10/adult-friends-after-kids/

 

…worried about all the crap you have to buy/what is even in a diaper bag

http://thefreshexchangeblog.com/2015/12/how-to-build-a-great-registry/

http://cupofjo.com/2011/08/motherhood-mondays-what-to-register-for-your-new-baby/

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2015/01/baby-proof-simplified-diaper-bag.html

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2014/06/baby-proof-newborn-essentials.html

http://cupofjo.com/2015/07/storage-bins-baskets-for-nurseries/

 

…thinking about sleep arrangements post-baby

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2015/02/baby-proof-sleeping-in-one-bedroo.html

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2014/08/baby-proof-moses-baske.html

http://cupofjo.com/2013/05/motherhood-mondays-co-sleeping/

http://cupofjo.com/2012/10/motherhood-mondays-sleep-training-its-tough/

 

…trying to create a baby library but want to be a feminist/activist/truist

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2015/09/baby-proof-bedtime-stories.html

http://cupofjo.com/2016/01/kids-books-with-female-characters/

http://hipmamazine.com/

http://cupofjo.com/2015/11/childrens-books-teaching-kindness-empathy-friendship/

 

…figuring out actual parenting moves

http://cupofjo.com/2013/09/motherhood-mondays-six-words-to-say-to-your-child/

http://andkathleen.com/2015/04/a-year-without-sleep/

http://andkathleen.com/2014/05/the-mother-love/

 

…unsure how you feel about knowing the gender

http://cupofjo.com/2011/04/motherhood-mondays-on-having-a-boy/

http://apracticalwedding.com/2015/09/raise-son-feminist/

 

…trying to figure out how to prepare your husband

http://cupofjo.com/2011/06/motherhood-mondays-8-confessions-of-a-new-dad/

 

…sick of people commenting on your beautiful pregnant body

http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2014/05/baby-proof-shit-people-say-to-pregnant-women.html

 

…thinking of names

http://cupofjo.com/2015/12/most-popular-baby-names-2015-boy-girls/

 

…worrying about childcare

http://cupofjo.com/2014/10/8-questions-to-ask-a-new-babysitter/

 

…just want to read about pregnancy stories

http://cupofjo.com/2015/05/how-did-you-know-you-were-ready-to-have-a-baby/

http://cupofjo.com/2015/10/best-blog-posts-about-pregnancy-birth/

http://cupofjo.com/2015/03/motherhood-mantra/