Pregnancy & Baby

Stepmom Infertility

Stepmom Infertility: Salt in the Wound

I didn't grow up dreaming of being a stepmother, though I knew through my own family that "step" didn't make you any less family. I did dream however of one day having my own children. I dreamed about how my ki...
RSV awareness

In Honor of RSV Awareness Month, I’m Sharing Our Story

This post was sponsored as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All views and opinions expressed are my own.   When my youngest daughter - K2 as she's fondly known on Kandy Apple Mama - was around 3 months old, my daughter K came h...

20 Weird but Genius Products For Busy Mamas Like You

Sometimes while perusing the online shelves of Amazon, I'll come across something that looks so ridiculous I have no idea why people would purchase it. That is, until I read the reviews. Many of those crazy...

The Top 20 Pregnancy Movies for When You Have Babies on the Brain

Available on Netflix or Amazon Video If you’ve read my about page, you know I’m a total Netflix addict! And when I was pregnant and forced to take it easy, the TV and I became pretty close. Ha! But when it comes to live streaming, Netflix isn't always the bes...

50 Things NOT Okay to Say to Pregnant Women

When you’re pregnant, you’re stressed. Your mind is going a mile a minute and tripping on its own shoe laces. In my experience, “Mommy brain” is a very real phenomenon. You’re constantly thinking (and worrying)...

The 7 Best Morning Sickness Nausea Remedies

Morning sickness SUCKS. In case you didn't already know. When I was pregnant last year I had the worst morning sickness. It was so bad - all day, everyday - until about the 5th month. Every day at work I woul...

1000+ Baby Names You’ll Actually Want to Use

Step 1: Create a little bundle of joy, whether naturally, or with a little help. Step 2: Announce said creation of bundle of joy to family, friends, and colleagues with one of these fun pregnancy announcements...