Paleo · Personal · Pregnancy

Isla’s Birth Story : December 22, 2017

Isla’s birth story begins 5 days before her birth because that was when I decided where to bring her into this world.  On Monday, December 18th I went to my scheduled 37 week appointment with my OB/GYN.  He is the doctor I have seen for all my pregnancies and have always held him with high… Continue reading Isla’s Birth Story : December 22, 2017

Breakfast · Create the Balance · Dessert · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Party plate · Personal · Pregnancy · Whole30

Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

Some of you may recall from my blog post, My Pregnant Whole30, that I allowed a few SWYPO (Sex With Your Pants On) options during my September Whole30. I made this conscious decision based on the amount of hormonal cravings I was experiencing.  At the time, I was struggling with either ending my Whole30 (and… Continue reading Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

Create the Balance · Personal · Pregnancy · Whole30

My Pregnant Whole30

When I first discovered I was pregnant with my third baby, I was excited at the thought of having a totally zen, organic vegetable, pasture-raised and grass-fed, Whole30 baby.  I’ve completed ten Whole30’s in the last 3 years, so I was confident that I could take what I had learned throughout each and every journey, and… Continue reading My Pregnant Whole30

Create the Balance · Personal · Pregnancy

Part 2 : First Trimester : Tips and Meal Schedule

If you are back for more about my First Trimester woes, welcome! (If you haven’t read Part 1, click the link below) I hope Part 1: First Trimester: Allowing bad (temporary) habits and giving myself grace was either: A. Helpful to current pregnant mamas struggling with morning sickness. B. Provided insight to my followers as… Continue reading Part 2 : First Trimester : Tips and Meal Schedule