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Holly: Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep is not something that comes easy to me these days. In fact, I haven’t slept well since my eighth week of...

Holly: Sleep During Pregnancy
posted on: Aug 23, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Weight Gain Update

I just had my 23 week check-up.  Really, it was fairly uneventful (as have all of my check-up’s this...

Holly: Weight Gain Update
posted on: Aug 18, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Travel with Toddler

I successfully made the trip to Idaho with Brett! However, it wasn’t done without the help of others. I was very...

Holly: Travel with Toddler
posted on: Aug 11, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Growing Breasts!

Gazooonga! I can’t believe how quickly my breasts are growing during this pregnancy! I am not a small-chested...

Holly: Growing Breasts!
posted on: Aug 9, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Move Success!

Well, we made the big move (3 miles down the road) over the weekend. Overall, it was very successful. The morning of...

Holly: Move Success!
posted on: Aug 5, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Sex During Pregnancy

Let’s talk about sex, baby… Did you have sex with your husband (boyfriend, partner, etc) during your...

Holly: Sex During Pregnancy
posted on: Aug 2, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Wall Art

We are in the midst of packing up our house (moving day is tomorrow!) and my attention isn’t always on Brett. ...

Holly: Wall Art
posted on: Jul 29, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Moving?!?!

When was the last time you moved? Was it during your pregnancy? When you had a baby or toddler? I hadn’t moved...

Holly: Moving?!?!
posted on: Jul 26, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Welcome a New Baby!

I am so happy to announce the newest member to the extended NMO family! After over 24 hours of labor and one faulty...

Holly: Welcome a New Baby!
posted on: Jul 22, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Noisey Disturbances

This is me venting a bit… About a month ago a really nice woman moved into the condo directly below ours.  When...

Holly: Noisey Disturbances
posted on: Jul 20, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Do you hate when people ask how much weight you gained during your pregnancy?  I do. But, for the record, I gained 30...

Holly: Weight Gain During Pregnancy
posted on: Jul 12, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Weekend Away

As I sit to write this I realize it must seem like I am often taking weekends away, but really, that isn’t the...

Holly: Weekend Away
posted on: Jul 8, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: 2nd Pregnancy Differences

Boy, are things different with my second pregnancy than they were with my first. To start with, the doctor...

Holly: 2nd Pregnancy Differences
posted on: Jul 7, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Mommy-and-Me Swim Rant

This is purely a rant and call to duty for moms out there that participate in Mommy-and-Me Swimming Programs. Please,...

Holly: Mommy-and-Me Swim Rant
posted on: Jun 30, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Pregnancy Dreams

I have always been one to have strange dreams, but when I am pregnant they get even stranger! During my pregnancy with...

Holly: Pregnancy Dreams
posted on: Jun 28, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Cooking Fiasco

Since I have been pregnant with baby #2 I have cooked maybe twice. I am SO stinkin’ tired this time that I can...

Holly: Cooking Fiasco
posted on: Jun 24, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: First Doctor Visit

(Originally written at 6 weeks along) We had our first doctor visit this week. My husband went with me and we decided...

Holly: First Doctor Visit
posted on: Jun 22, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: “Vacation” Has New...

We just returned from a week-long family vacation to Las Vegas. Las Vegas may be a strange place for a family vacation...

Holly: “Vacation” Has New Meaning
posted on: Jun 17, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Discovering You’re Pregn...

Before I missed my period I was feeling pregnant. Honestly, I was thinking NO WAY! This isn’t supposed to happen...

Holly: Discovering You’re Pregnant
posted on: Jun 15, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Big Announcement

I had asked my other friends that are pregnant with their seconds how they have the energy to take care of their baby?...

Holly: Big Announcement
posted on: Jun 7, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Beauty Perspective Changed aft...

I have always been self-conscious about my eyebrows for two reasons: 1) they are extremely thick and bushy, 2) they...

Holly: Beauty Perspective Changed after Baby
posted on: Jun 3, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: How to Babyproof (or how not t...

Before my daughter was born my husband and I read about how to baby-proof our home. In fact, we read a lot about it....

Holly: How to Babyproof (or how not to)
posted on: May 25, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: “Poop”

– We’ve had a couple accidents lately in the tub and shower. It seems that Brett has changed her poop...

Holly: “Poop”
posted on: May 23, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Park Play

How old was your child when you first took him/her to the park? I took Brett to the park the first time when she was 4...

Holly: Park Play
posted on: May 21, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Mommy Moment

I’m sure you’ve had one. In fact, you’ve probably had many. I’m talking about a Mommy...

Holly: Mommy Moment
posted on: May 17, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Hernia Surgery

Has your child been put under anesthesia before? It is a nerve-wracking experience for the parents and a scary one for...

Holly: Hernia Surgery
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Back Pain

I was taken by surprise this morning when, as I was making french toast for Brett, my back went out! Ok, well it...

Holly: Back Pain
posted on: May 11, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: My Mothers Day

I watched people make their Facebook posts about what their Mother’s Day was like.  Massages, breakfast in bed,...

Holly: My Mothers Day
posted on: May 10, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Supporting Local Farmers

At a recent Moms Group gathering about Feeding Little Foodies (see Lisa’s blog) a discussion started surrounding...

Holly: Supporting Local Farmers
posted on: May 6, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: My Word on Wipes

As a new mom I said that I didn’t want to get too caught-up in name brands. I wanted to use the most effective...

Holly: My Word on Wipes
posted on: May 2, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Telling Husband Your Pregnant

How did you tell your husband or partner that you were pregnant? I was visiting with some girlfriends and we were...

Holly: Telling Husband Your Pregnant
posted on: Apr 25, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Healthy Eating

We may have had a little breakthrough with Brett’s eating Sunday. Well, that may be a bit premature, but Brett ate...

Holly: Healthy Eating
posted on: Apr 22, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Meatloaf- urgh!

This really doesn’t have anything to do with babies and everything to do with me trying to be a good wife. I try...

Holly: Meatloaf- urgh!
posted on: Apr 21, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Teeth

At 15-months my daughter still has only 2 teeth. I know, can you believe it? All of her other little friends (mostly...

Holly: Teeth
posted on: Apr 18, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Poopy Situation

Tonight I was eating dinner at my parents house, as I often do when my husband is working late (and even when...

Holly: Poopy Situation
posted on: Apr 14, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Body After Baby

Once you have a baby your body changes in ways you may or may not expect. This blog is about sharing, right? Well,...

Holly: Body After Baby
posted on: Apr 11, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Crying Baby

We visited my in-laws this weekend for the Easter holiday. We came last year for Easter as well- what a huge...

Holly: Crying Baby
posted on: Apr 4, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Sippy Cup Love

I have recently discovered my favorite sippy cup! I have purchased so many different kinds: with valves, without...

posted on: Apr 1, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: A Hernia?

A couple weeks ago I was changing Brett’s diaper and noticed a small, pea-size bulge on the left side of her groin...

Holly: A Hernia?
posted on: Mar 31, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

Holly: Book Club

Someone in the mom’s group that I am in threw out the idea to start a book club amongst the members. There...

Holly: Book Club
posted on: Mar 28, 2010 | author: Holly, NMO Founder

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