the 6 essentials for pregnancy

March 13, 2019
the 6 essentials for pregnancy | little lessons by chelsea

I am at the end of this pregnancy, literally. we’ve passed this babe’s due date. he’s comfy + continuing to grow into week 41. my two pregnancies have been nearly identical. including going past my due date. I’ve felt the same through each trimester and experienced basically the same thankfully minor + bearable symptoms. (except so far I’ve avoided the joyous swelling that hit me HARD at the end of my first pregnancy, but there’s still a chance). so, the…

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7 easy steps to make your morning | little lessons by chelsea

7 easy steps to change your morning

I’ve made an unbreakable pact with myself. no more breaking promises to myself. “I am a morning person” – not quite. maybe there is such thing as a “morning person,” but I am not one of them. I wasn’t given the gift of naturally…

March 11, 2019
what I make vs buy | little lessons by chelsea

the 3 grocery staples you can make

I have set out to make 2019 the year of learning + challenging myself. that’s a bold + broad statement, I know. as an example, I have a passion for cooking + want to develop that further. I created a list of goals that…

February 22, 2019
treat yourself mocktail margarita | little lessons by chelsea

the treat yourself mocktail margarita

I was the child ordering shirley temples with extra maraschino cherries, or a virgin strawberry daiquiri with extra whipped cream. so, it should be no surprise that I’m the pregnant lady mixing up mocktails. you can only drink SO MUCH WATER! it is necessary…

February 11, 2019
make your own iced americano | little lessons by chelsea

make your own iced americano

I am serious about my coffee intake. I look forward to a hot, deliciously smelling cup first thing each morning. I enjoy it while I’m eating breakfast + getting ready for the day. simultaneously, I brew an iced americano to take with me for…

January 21, 2019
a lunch date at dumpling darling | little lessons by chelsea
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a lunch date at dumpling darling

it is so important to carve out time to date your other half. especially, once you have kids! as entertaining + fun as our toddler is to be around, the husband + I realize we need to make our “just us” time more of…

January 18, 2019