This pregnancy has taught me to appreciate each sweet moment and has humbled me. At 28 weeks the doctors saw my cervix had significantly shortened and put me on strict bedrest and were given progesterone shoots each week. Due to the signs of preterm labor, we emotionally and physically prepared for another preemie. My biggest wish for our baby girl was simply to hold her, something that Read more

It's official! I'm one ofUtah Business Magazine Forty under 40! I am honored to be among such great leaders and especially proud to be among only 8 women. Utah is a driving force for entrepreneurship and I enjoyed meeting others, like Jessica from MamaBargins.com . Utah business held a fancy lunch last week. Jon and I were both able to attend. It was nice to Read more

It's that time of year that most of us abandon our New Years resolutions. I want to share an experience I had in the Fall. I've always been one for setting goals. In 2010 I set only one goal. It was to get my natural skin care line, Little Stinker, into one specific retail chain store. Through out the year I worked to create a relationship Read more

My husband and I love Utah, especially for it's backcountry. If you've met my husband, Jon, you will know that he's a great husband and father. The first thing that might surprise you about him is that he's really  into backcountry skiing. The reason this maybe a surprise is that he's about 6'3" and weighs around 250 pounds. Most backcountry guys are these lightweight 5 footish guys Read more

I love Keen shoes. They are my favorite. I think I've owned over a dozen pairs over the years. I was happy to find these sassy ones, KEEN GOLDEN LOAFER, AND they are in purple. I've been a good girl this year, maybe Santa will leave them under the tree for me?KEEN GOLDEN Read more

Somedays being on bed rest feels like house arrest. Here is what Wiki defines "Bed Rest" and "House Arrest" as: Bed rest is a medical treatment involving a period of consistent (day and night) recumbence in bed. It is used as a treatment for an illness or medical condition, especially when prescribed or chosen rather than resulting from severe prostration or imminent death. Even though most patients in hospitals Read more

The good news is you don't have to buy doll clothes these days to dress your preemie. When we had our son three years ago, we hadn't the slightest clue where to find preemie clothes. This round, we've found some great places for preemie clothing and thought other parents may benefit from our list. Please feel free to share your favorite places to purchase Premie clothes, thanks Read more

Here is a great article on Things to do While On Bed Rest from ASK.com If you've been placed on bed rest you know that it can be really boring. In addition to sitting around and worrying about your pregnancy, there are some things that you can do to help you stay mentally active and feel like you are doing normal things. Here are some of my Read more

I have a doctor appointment at 3:20 over at IMC. I really like my doctor and hope everything will be good. Baby Girl is about 30 weeks so we want to get her to 34 at the very least. Full term would be amazing. My son was a 34 weeker and was in the NICU for 3 weeks. I never got to hold him right after he Read more