Pregnancy & Baby

5 Stages of Grieving your Husband’s Vasectomy

So, you’re dating a man with kids. Things are going well, and you start to envision a future with him. One night at dinner, you ask him if he is interested in having more kids, confident his answer will be an enthusiastic, “YES!” The response he gives you is n...

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...

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)...