An Interview with Author & Photographer Natascha Dea It was a rare grey, rainy day in St. Augustine when I phoned Natascha Dea in Chicago. We compared notes on our grey landscapes and she mentioned there was a pregnant bunny...
On February 2, 2015, our family was blessed with the birth of our second child but not in a way that we had planned. Like Any Other Day The day started out like any other day. I dropped our oldest off...
We all know the holidays can be full of crazy and intense moments just as much as they can be full of joy and cheer. Being pregnant during the holiday season comes with its own unique challenges and magic...
Breastfeeding is a beautiful, natural way to provide amazing nutrition and bond with your baby. It can also be the source of so much frustration, pain, and disappointment for new moms. If there was one thing that intimidated me...
You're almost there girl! The end is near and you're counting down the days to your due date. Your go-bag is packed by the front door with everything you think you need. Or is it??? There might be a...
There's a ton of debate and controversy when it comes to having a medicated labor and delivery. According to Fit Pregnancy, more than 60% of all women have an epidural when giving birth. When I became pregnant with my...
It's easy to go overboard with your first baby. A simple Internet search yields a ton of 'recommended' registry lists and must have baby products. After buying nearly every baby product under the sun for my first daughter, I'm...
The words "Natural Birth" can evoke a range of reactions from pregnant mothers. Some cringe, some hope, and some just want an honest woman's experience to help them pursue their own path (insert me 3 years ago). For those...
When a friend tells you she is working on changing her eating habits you probably wouldn't respond with "Oh wow - why on earth would you ever want to do that?! Give it a few weeks; you'll be back...
I recently gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. When she entered the world, her father chose to cut the cord and quickly took her into his arms for skin-to-skin bonding. Both her fathers embraced her as their long...

In + Around St. Augustine

11 Social Distancing 4th of July Ideas + FREE Scavenger Hunt...

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Fourth of July looks a little different this year. While many events are cancelled and social distancing is encouraged, there are still plenty of...