In this video I share my Influenster Unboxing for the Influenster Vox Box entitled Charm Vox Box. This was such a fun product to review as it has products that natural mommies would appreciate like the motts organic apple sauce in the squeeze pouch, mccormick taco seasoning, and fun treats for your baby or toddler. The charm vox box was such a fun unboxing to do! I hope you enjoy the video!
Happy Halloween My Beautiful Jewels and Gems!
Today’s entry will be fallrific!
Haha, I thought I would share some photos that Celina, and I and one of my bestfriend’s, Larissa, took while at the Pumpkin Patch!
We had such a blast! She really enjoyed it so I thought I would share! I hope you enjoy!
More to come! We are about to rush off to do some fun things, but I had to share some things with you! Let me know what you think!
In this video, I demonstrate how to make a postpartum ice pack to use after delivery of your baby! If you are pregnant or know someone that is, get them in the know and introduce them to this method! You can make them for yourself or for others! They really help during postpartum recovery! Leave comments below on your thoughts about this DIY, and let me know if you would like to see more videos like this one 🙂
In this video, I demonstrate how to witch hazel make cooling popcicle ice pack to use after delivery of your baby! If you are pregnant or know someone that is, get them in the know and introduce them to this method! You can make them for yourself or for others! They really help during postpartum recovery! Leave comments below on your thoughts about this DIY, and let me know if you would like to see more videos like this one 🙂
Hello Beautiful Mommies! Here is my first Dollar Tree Haul! I share a few items that I bought for home and work. Most of these items were bought with Baby Celina in mind. Enjoy!
Let me know what you think. Which item was your favorite?
Hey Jewels and Gems!
I received an email this morning that really touched my heart. I decided to share my response to a viewer who shared her miscarriage story with me. She basically thanked me for sharing mines, and expressed her pain of going through this situation.
Feel free to share this with someone who needs it or will be encouraged by it. I am sharing this because I believe it may help someone else:
Hello My Beautiful Jewels,
I have decided to begin giving my responses to some popular advice columns that I read. Below is my first entry taken from Ask E. Jean, column writer for Elle magazine.
Here is the link to the original post on elle.com. Link: http://www.elle.com/life-love/ask-e-jean/ask-e-jean-pregnant-friends
Dear E. Jean: I have a wonderful two-year-old, who is the absolute light of my life, and a husband I adore. I love being a mom and desperately wish to expand our family. However, I have suffered three miscarriages in the past 10 months (despite testing and treatment for a blood-clotting disorder linked to miscarriage), in addition to losing my father. At the moment, I am hurting too much from all this loss and need to take a break from trying for another child, and I’m also recognizing that it may not be in Mother Nature’s cards for us to have another. (It took almost two years to conceive my daughter, so fertility has never come naturally for me.)
The problem is, nearly all of my friends are pregnant right now and I’m finding it incredibly hard to be around them. Watching their bodies change is a constant reminder of where I should have been had any of my pregnancies lasted. I don’t want to cut myself off socially, especially in a time of such grief, but I find it very painful to see such abundant fertility around me. What can I do, short of finding an entirely new group of friends? —Heartbroken
You are dealing with such a very difficult time right now. I can totally relate to what you are going through. I just had a miscarriage myself about 7 weeks ago. I will post my videos below where I share my story.
Did you know that 1 and 3 pregnant women will loose their baby?
It is a reality that many people are not aware of. The pain that comes with a miscarriage is so very difficult both physically and emotionally. Although, the people around you may not quite understand exactly how you are feeling, what matters most is their love and support for you.
It is natural for you to be sad when you see your friends going along in their pregnancy, while you have continued to loose yours. However, I believe that you have the strength to overcome those negative feelings, but it is going to take some work on your part.
You cannot possibly be happy for them if you are beating yourself up over this. So, here is what you need to do. You first must stop beating yourself up. As women, we can find ourselves blaming ourselves for the fact that we cannot get pregnant or stay pregnant. We slowly begin tearing ourselves down. Then when we see women who are pregnant we may begin comparing ourselves to them and wondering why our pregnancy did not work out. That is the absolute opposite of what you should do. However, it may seem like the easiest road to take.
So, I want you to walk the unbeaten path. The path of a strong woman, who holds her head up high in-spite of the pain that she is experiences. Have confidence in yourself, and know that just because your pregnancies have not worked out it does not make you any less of a woman. Also, as that strong woman you must know that if these women truly are your friends they mean you no harm and you should embrace them during this hard time. If them talking about their pregnancies saddens you, then just be honest with them and let them know that you are having a hard time with the loss of your babies. Inform them that although you are happy for them, you would rather not talk about pregnancy at all. If they are truly your friends they should be sensitive to that fact, and heed to your request. If they do not, then they are selfish and not a true friend to you.
Beyond that, lets thank God for our blessings. He has given you a husband who loves you and a daughter all yours. Those times when you begin beating yourself up just remember how blessed you are to have them in your lives. Some women will not ever get married or have a child, and you have both.
So, if it is really your desire to have another baby, don’t give up. It is going to take some time and it may take more heartache, but you are strong enough to endure it. Do you know how I know? – because God will not put more on you than you can bear, and you are still standing sista.
As a good friend of mines reminded me, an idle mind is the devil’s workshop, and all he wants is for us women to separate ourselves during our time of need. When you see your pregnant friends, instead of focusing on what they have, and what you lack, I want you to focus on what both of you have – love and family. Don’t see yourself as less than, but instead know that God knew you were strong enough to endure. We all have hard times, but this too shall pass.
Also, Don’t keep your feelings inside, discuss how you are feeling with your husband. He is hurting too, and during this time you two need to need to show love and support to each-other.
May God be with you and your family, and if it is in his will, you will have another baby.
Lots of Love,
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Here is my 5 week pregnancy vlog! I share my current symptoms as well as some useful items that I have been utilizing lately to help with my pregnancy! Please share your tips and stories I would love to hear them!