aleandtere and pink blush maternity

how far along are you?  24 weeks 6 days. 15 weeks and 1 day left! right around 20 weeks i stopped counting up and started counting down till due date. counting has been fun for us. during my first pregnancy, i’d check in to my baby app daily and get updates of how our little girl was doing. with this babe, i downloaded the app around 13 weeks and have made it a point to watch the weekly video showing his progress. it’s something we look forward to every week.

total weight gain?   not sure. i stopped keeping track after 15 weeks. with grace, i used maybe 3 maternity pieces (mainly tops) and i never needed maternity bottoms. i used a belly band and the rubberband trick all the way to my due date. i was “all belly.” not so with this one. i can’t pull any of my pants passed my thighs and i’ve already gotten the oh so sweet comments from family members which sound something like “your face has changed with this one” and “i can tell it’s a boy by how big you’ve gotten.” nothing like honesty from family.

any stretch marks? only the ones i’ve always had. my mom has one tiny stretchmark from all four of her pregnancies and i hear that they’re hereditary… so i’m hoping her elastic skin was passed down to me.

favorite moment this week? grace has been napping in her “big girl” bed this week and i’ve shared with her that the big bed would become her new bed and baby Haddon would be taking her “little” bed. she smiled and looked really excited about the transition.

are you having a lot of movement? YES! he moves all the time… specially when he’s hungry. maybe  my growling tummy rattles him up, I’m not sure but it’s like clockwork.

food cravings? early on, there were plenty of cravings but i’m not craving many things these days. i am however, devouring a box of digiorno supreme pizza as i type, so i’m fully satisfied… maybe i should answer this question when i’m hungry?

belly button in, or out? that sucker is out and i’m not very happy about it. i have to tell you… i love being pregnant but man i miss my cute belly button and my abs!

maternity clothes?  a couple of weeks ago, i talked about my inability to feel comfortable in any of my pre-pregnancy clothes and my excitement with finding a family owned company called pink blush maternity. finding them was truly a breath of fresh air. they have allowed me to feel comfortable throughout this transition and have helped me accept my growing body. i’ve received a few pieces over the last month and i couldn’t be happier with their maternity line. they recently sent me this ivory tribal embroidered sleeve maternity top and the softest black skinny jeans. the top is flowy and roomy which makes me feel super comfortable – even after a big meal, not to mention it has the prettiest design embroidered on the sleeves. about the jeans… at first i thought wearing skinny jeans was a bit of an oxymoron but oh goodness these are wonderful! they are soft and stretchy (perfect for the remaining 15 weeks of pregnancy)  also, i might just wear them post baby… that’s allowed right?

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  1. Greetings Tere and Gracie and Baby 2, after one child the pelvic bone shifts wider and stays that way! I know this…I agree stretch marks can be inherited HeHe I used Bio oil and Cocoa (pure) butter; only remaining are just a bit around hips. There’s hope I tell you! Maternity wear is adorable. Cheryl

  2. That is a beautiful T. I love the pattern around the sleeves. Skinny jeans for pregnant ladies?? Of course they look great on you.

  3. my daughter (4yo) loves to watch the baby videos with me. I turned 19 weeks yesterday.

    you look great! congrats on baby #2!

    (found you through the mommy linkup!)


  4. i can’t wait till our little one turns 4!!! it’s going to be so much fun having a little helper around the house. great linking up with you!

  5. Girl, your blog is beautiful!! As is your family…and really, YOU!

    I’m so glad you commented on mine so that we could connect. Let’s keep it that way. 🙂 Congratulations on baby #2! I’m excited for you!