Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Mother's Day Recap

Hope all the mamas out there and moms to be had a wonderful Mother's Day! As an expecting mom, I really enjoyed my first Mother's Day with my whole family. Can't wait until next year when I will have my little boy or girl with me to celebrate :)
With my side of the family, we did a brunch at my parent's house. Yummy egg casserole, bacon, cinnamon rolls, and fruit just to name some of the delicious food we had. We opened presents after we ate and I was pleasantly surprised to receive gifts! Two little outfits for baby Neisslie, one was a tie dye shirt from my parents cruise to the Bahamas and the other was a cute yellow onesie with ducks on it. Along with some other gifts, I gave my mom & grandma a stylish frame from Hobby Lobby with our most recent ultrasound picture for them to have at their homes. After gifts, we were off to the next event with Jeff's side of the family. A cookout at his cousin's house! I don't know if it was too much brunch or what but I was dealing with some stomach issues. Felt sick and extra bloated. Tried some Tums once we arrived and those seemed to help a little bit but I felt bad that I wasn't quite my bubbly self and unable to eat any food, which is my favorite kind- cookout food!! We left after about an hour because we still had a drive back to Indiana. Slept pretty much the whole way back home and finally started to feel better. Went to bed early and that was the end of my first Mother's to be Day :)

Got behind of my weekly pregnancy progress, so here it is like a few days late...

*12 Week* Bumpdate

How far along: 12 Weeks

Baby Size: Plum 2.1 inches long

Gender: Still feeling BOY {mother's intuition?}

Total Weight Gain: Only 2 lbs. so far!

Maternity Clothes: Yep! new order from Motherhood Maternity came in the mail :)

Movement: Not yet but so looking forward to it!

Sleep: on and off throughout the night but my long "huggie" pillow helps with comfort.

Best Moment of the Week: Doctor appointment and hearing heartbeat *162 bmp*

Miss Anything: Nope!

Food Cravings: still candy and steak {got my Roadhouse fix in}

Symptoms: headaches started this week but only 2 days in a row & some breakouts

Labor Signs: None!

Wedding Rings on or off: ON :)

Happy or Moody Most of the Week: overall happy this week! might want to check with Jeff to see if he will agree with my answer haha

Looking Forward to: My bestest friend in the whole wide world Mallory's bridal shower this weekend!

Note to baby: Dear baby Neisslie, it is so crazy how much I already love you! I am totally obsessed with anything and everything that has to do with you. I think about you all the time- what are you going to look like, your personality, how your dad and I will raise you. I love seeing my belly begin to grow, knowing you are developing more and more each day. You have made my life so much better and you aren't even here yet :) LOVE ALWAYS, mom & dad. 


  1. I just love that little duck onesie!! When are you due? I am due November 29th!! We are so excited! I know what you mean about hearing the heartbeat!! It was such a special moment!!! Hope you are feeling well this week!!! Glad I found you on 5 on Friday!!

  2. Ah!! I am so so excited to watch your pregnancy unfold! You are such a cute preggo! Is it June yet?!! I want to know the gender! ;)

  3. Elisabeth- I'm due November 16th! It is soo exciting :) Thanks for commenting and hope your pregnancy is going well also! Bekah- Thanks so much! I want June to be here so badly.. that's when the shopping will really begin ;)

  4. That is so exciting!! The morning sickness is beginning to subside, but I am still so sleepy all of the time! We find out gender in July, and I am so excited! Oh and btw I just love the dress you're wearing!