The Ultimate Survivor Guide: 11 Things We WISH We Would Have Registered For

Becoming a first time parent is such a life changer, I felt the need to write a series of posts about it. This is the first…more to come!

The title for the past is long enough, but it could really read ‘things we wish we would have registered for (or items we registered for but didn’t receive).

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A little Spring time Diversion

So far I’ve brought you all kinds of mom stuff and (hopefully useful) survival guides. Of course more of that to come! But I had to take today to rejoice in the outdoors! My peony plant recently bloomed and it had at least twice as many blooms as last year, so I couldn’t be more delighted! When we first moved into this house we were overwhelmed with the yard clean up that was needed. We live in a rural area but not too far from Ann Arbor, where a friend of mine lives. She recommended an Ann Arbor landscaping company and we were glad to know they serviced our area too!

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Ultimate Survival Guide: 4 Tips for Pregnant Moms & Couples

Welcome to another round of my Ultimate Survival Guide! This one is a must read for couples before the baby arrives…maybe even before you decide to get prego. Oh, I can’t thank the encouragement of my Ann Arbor gym buddies enough! You’ll see why in #2 and #3 below…

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Returning to Work

Being a first time parent comes with so many new challenges, but for me being a new mom fit really well. I’m not going to say that it was always easy, but we were blessed with a babe with a pretty good disposition and motherhood came easily to me (while some folks aren’t so lucky).

But returning to work? And the new routines of the working mom? THAT was my clincher.

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