Learn how to make a dress by copying clothes you already have. This can be adapted to make a DIY maternity dress and non-maternity as well. In this video tutorial I share how to make a dress without a pattern. I made a DIY maternity dress, but you can use this tutorial to make any shape dress. I show you how to trace clothes to make your own dress pattern. Photo Cred I don't want to get too far into this post before I give credit where credit is due. My awesome photographer sister,
If I would have to sum up the last few days in a word it would be worry.I never really planned to make a big official announcement, but I wanted to let you all know I am 11 weeks pregnant with baby number five. Although I am most definitely super happy to be called to mother another child, there were a few things about this stage of life that I seemed to have forgotten. I love being pregnant. It is so amazing to feel those first tiny flutters, and to find the fast and consistent
I guest posted this story at Modern Alternative Pregnancy.I was eight days past my due date on a mild evening last August when I had my first real contraction. Although I was "overdue" I was still enjoying the pregnancy and wasn't overly anxious for it to be over. I had fully planned on going at least a week past my due date, because that is when my babies seem to want to naturally come. It was a Wednesday evening, so we had our kids all loaded in the van to head
Our family is new to the homeschooling scene. Our oldest child is only 7, so I don't claim to have this whole education thing all figured out. Also, I know there is more than one way to accomplish the same end all parents seek, a successful, happy, productive member of society. We are currently in our second year of "officially" homeschooling. But, interestingly, not a whole lot has changed since our oldest child reached school age. That is because, to me, education is a
I was 41 + 1 weeks on March 12, 2013 and so very ready to meet my baby. We had decided to not find out the gender of this new little one and, with two girls already, I just could not wait to find out if I was carrying my first baby boy. After lunch I had my first actual contraction, not a braxton hick one like I had been having, but a real true contraction. I was so excited and was looking forward to getting another in the next ten minutes and finally start my labor.