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Baby #3’s Registry with Target!

Baby #3’s Registry with Target!

We’re just a few weeks away from meeting our 3rd baby boy and I’m making sure we’re as prepared as possible with my Target Registry! No matter if it’s your first baby or not, everyone should create a registry with Target. There are so many perks included in their year of benefits program. A few of my favorites: 1- You get a free welcome kit that’s 100+ value with deals and samples. 2- You’ll receive a 15% off registry coupon to grab anything you didn’t get gifted. 3- Enjoy 1 year of free returns because with a new baby to love on, you’ll need some extra time! As a mom of almost 3, I’ve found my favorite brands over the years and they’re all available at Target! A few things that I couldn’t survive the newborn days without is a wipe warmer, Comotomo bottles for when mama needs a break from breastfeeding, and of course aquaphor to help protect that precious skin. Something new we are trying this time around though, is this baby bath seat. I’ve seen so many of my friends and favorite influencers rave about it so I’m excited to try. Don’t forget to make yourself a registry HERE with Target and take advantage of all the benefits you can as you enter this amazing new chapter! Thank you to Target for sponsoring this post, all

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Beauty Chat W/ Nordstrom

Beauty Chat W/ Nordstrom

Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post, all opinions are my own. As my due date is getting closer and closer, I’ve purchased a few items from Nordstrom to help me get through from now through the 4th trimester. I was so excited to find this black founded brand called Ebi that focuses on mamas. Kudos to Nordstrom by the way for carrying more and more black owned and operated brands, I can’t wait to keep shopping them. I have been using the Ebi Oil on my belly every night to help soothe the itching as my stomach stretches to accommodate baby Valenzuela! It is all natural and really hydrating. The best part, it doesn’t have a strong smell. My nose is extra sensitive in pregnancy so even if the smell isn’t necessarily bad, sometimes it’s still overwhelming. I also picked up the postpartum bath soak, and herbal tea. The soak will help my body with the healing process, and tea to balance milk supply and overall wellbeing. I’ll definitely report back on how I like them both! Other beauty items from my daily routine: I also wanted to be sure to include my other favorite beauty items I use regularly. Some are new, and others are tried and true favorites I’ve kept purchasing over the years! New: Sigma

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First Trimester Recap And Q&A!

First Trimester Recap And Q&A!

Again, I just want to start by saying thank you so much for all of the well wishes on our newest chapter of life. This baby is already so loved and we feel every bit of it! We survived the first trimester! I couldn’t have gotten through these last couple of months without my husband who took over all gag worthy chores around the house, my mom and MIL who were so willing to help with Kai, and sweet friends that were always there to talk me through the hard moments. Love you all so much! I wanted to write this post to answer any and all questions you had about my pregnancy this far and also document it for my own memories later. Let me know if I missed anything else you had questions on! Q&A: *Thanks to everyone who wrote in questions via Instagram!* When did you first start feeling symptoms?– Almost immediately after I found out, my boobs were really tender, and the exhaustion hit pretty hard. Around week 7 was when the nausea and vomiting started. When is your due date?– February 17th! Which makes me almost 16 weeks now. Can’t wait for our little Valentine to arrive. Are you finding out the gender?– YES! Spoiler alert, we actually already know, and have known for a

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I’M PREGNANT! Baby #2 Announcement!

I’M PREGNANT! Baby #2 Announcement!

The day has finally come to announce, even though we’ve wanted to shout it from the rooftops ever since I saw that positive pregnancy test back in June! To say we are excited for baby #2 is a HUGE understatement. After actively trying for about a year, our prayers have been answered and our family growing in February 2021! I even had to change my first fertility appointment to our first baby check up! I’ll share a first trimester recap here soon, but these announcement photos needed their own post because Lizzy of @lizzyography knocked it out of the park. She captured the tiniest details I will cherish forever, as well as how imperfect and silly our little family is. I couldn’t have asked for more! Thank you in advance for all the love on our exciting news! Also- full disclosure I haven’t really “popped” yet. Even though lets be honest, I haven’t had a flat tummy since the 9th grade haha! I’m definitely pushing out the bloat/ bump for one main reason. We’re having a winter baby, and I just can’t see myself waddling out in the snow for maternity photos lol, so this is it! Just wanted to keep it real so when you see my trying on jeans in stories your aren’t scratching your head! Here they

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