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Beauty

The Best Drugstore Scar Treatment

Scar Away Silicone Sheets for C Section Scars

I am one of those people who do not scar well. This definitely scared me when I realized I would most likely opt for a c-section with my second and third babies. My first scar wasn’t looking great, so I was relieved when my doctor told me they would remove it when I had second c-section this past March. I tried a few scar treatments the first time around, but it wasn’t until my surgeon recommended a particular brand of…

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Lifestyle

What Is In My Hospital Bag Third Time Around

Forever 21 Faux Fur Hooded Jacket

I just realized that I should get around to packing my hospital bag now that I am approaching 36 weeks, so I thought I would share what made the cut. I didn’t really know what to pack the first time around, or for my second trip to the labor and delivery floor since I had a scheduled c-section and had no idea what to expect. Now that I’ve had a c-section at the same hospital, here is what is in…

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Lifestyle

Nesting Is Real

Gender Neutral Safari Nursery

It took me three pregnancies to realize it, but nesting is real. The first time around, I painted the second bedroom of our East Village rental with low VOC paint in one day and then slowly furnished and decorated Bear’s nursery over the course of 5 or 6 months. When I found out I was pregnant with my second, I bought a new bassinet and a second crib that converted to a full bed and had it built in a…

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Shopping

5 Best Maternity Wardrobe Basics

TIARE HAWAII Dakota Maxi Skirt

Lately I’ve been relying for my favorite maternity basics to get me through these final weeks. Having been through this three times, there are certain pieces like this long sleeved layering tee (which is not even maternity btw) that I just keep coming back to during my pregnancies and beyond. Here are the 5 best maternity wardrobe basics that I’m wearing the most.…

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