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Nursery Nook: Adoption Story and three free printables!

I am having such a fun time as a Shutterfly¬†ambassador. This month we were given the theme of creating a nursery. I immediately thought of my friend and neighbor whose family has gone through a powerful experience over the past months -- and how perfect this theme would be for her and her daughter. I asked my neighbor to share her experience. Here it is, in her words: It is true that … [Read more...]

12 DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas and My Hardest Pregnancy Moment…

Being a mom is the hardest thing I have ever done, but also the most rewarding experience. Today I'm sharing an essay about the most difficult moment of my daughter's birth for ABC News and the UN Foundation's Million Moms Challenge. Here's a little excerpt from my essay: So I was put on bedrest. After a week, my blood pressure wasn't going down, but instead was going up so they checked me in to … [Read more...]