First Trimester Essentials

Okay so I am actually well into the second trimester but I wanted to share some of my first trimester essentials with you! I feel like there is a ton of resources and products out there for once you have officially "popped" and are getting ready to actually have your baby but not a lot of tips for getting through those early days where you are sick and bloated, your clothes fit funny but you aren't really showing and maybe haven't even announced your pregnancy yet. SO here are my essentials for those first weeks of pregnancy:

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Motherhood and Bus Life (Minimal Motherhood)

The truth though is I think no matter where you mother, motherhood is hard, and in a bus, a house, an apartment... whenever motherhood is universally a language we are all still trying to learn.  Having only been a mother for two years I can't claim any level of expertise. I am not terribly patient, good at calming tantrums, or right now even remotely good at potty training. Living in a bus hasn't made these things any more or less real but it has taken the space we would normally have to live in and learn together and made it incredibly smaller and more personal. 

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First Trimester Recap (A Pregnancy Update)

I feel like so far this pregnancy has gone by so much faster than my first. It might be that we have been so busy moving into the bus and just with all these major life changes but I also think I am just less stressed this time. With my first pregnancy I took a pregnancy test everyday for like a week and with this one I just took one and called it a day. I haven't felt the same sense of urgency to have everything perfect, haven't been shopping for baby clothes, and have really just been less focused on being pregnant that I was last time. 

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