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Bendy Baby

The S#*! People Say When You Are Pregnant

Growing a human in your body is weird, and anyone who has ever experienced this phenomenon can back me up here.  Don't get me wrong, it's beautiful, magical, even a miracle, but that doesn't stop the general public from making the situation way more aaaaawkward than it needs to be! ...

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Boho Nursery Reveal!

Sooo...apparently it is completely normal to "nest" while expecting and I have been nesting this space for months like a momma bird gathering sticks one at a time; needless to say, I've been trying to make everything just perfect for the little babe's arrival.  The irony is that a newborn couldn't care less what this space looks like but for some reason it just makes me happy to do.  I will sometimes just go and sit in the glider and imagine what she will be like. One of the things I look forward to the most is encouraging her to dream big and shine bright. 

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Prenatal Yoga Doesn't Have to be Easy!

So here you are on a blog post about prenatal yoga.  Chances are, you're pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant (soon or someday in the future), or just wandered here out of curiosity.  If you've kept up with my blog posts, one topic I have touched on frequently is how yoga is growing -quite significantly actually- in popularity.  Along with this sudden surge in popularity comes a new prenatal  population with a well established, intermediate, maybe even advanced, yoga practice.  If you seek out prenatal classes on the internet or at your local health center, you will likely find classes that are beginner-focused.  Emphasis tends to be on relaxation, breath control, and and introductions to some very basic asanas.  Don't get me wrong, all of these things are extremely important in any yoga practice.  But what is a newly pregnant yogi supposed to do if she wants to continue to challenge herself physically, cardiovascualrly, and mentally?

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IT'S A ...

 I think out of an effort to prevent disappointment, I had convinced myself that all I wanted is simply a healthy baby.  And don't get me wrong, that is definitely important regardless of the gender. But now that the (pink) dye has been cast, I would be slightly fibbing to say that I didn't lean a little towards #TEAMPINK the entire time!  George is also thrilled because this will be a new first for him too! But one thing is for sure, no matter what the sex, babies are precious and special, but for today's post, I'm simply gushing on all the reasons having a baby girl is EXCITING! 

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Announcing Our Bendy Babe!

This is undoubtedly the happiest blog post I've written so far -and it'll be a tough one to beat.   They say change comes in threes and this year was truly all about change.  For one, if you follow me on instagram (@Her_Bendy_Life), you know that we took on the gigantic task of building a new home.  We had no desire to participate in Homearama; however, the lot that we fell in love with was one that was sectioned off as part of the show; albeit, it ended up being a blessing in disguise. The second exciting announcement is one that I am still working on (stay tuned because it is destined to be revealed sometime in 2018, and the third and most obvious life altering change is our little bundle of joy arriving in late spring!

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