SHOP! SELL! SAVE! SMART!
JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS

If you’re looking to satisfy that shopping itch, without spending big bucks, then consignment sales are probably for you! Just Between Friend sales happen all across the United States (in 29 states), as well as in Vancouver, BC. You can check out their list of locations here, and the best part is that if you don’t see a location near you – YOU CAN JUST START ONE!!!

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THE TWO WEEK WAIT: WAITING TO PEE, WAITING FOR A BABY

This is our first month trying to conceive. It’s been very exciting (making babies!!!), but a little frustrating (The Two Week Wait), as well.

I’ve been charting my basal body temperature (BBT), checking my cervical…fluid, and using ovulation tests to check my LH (luteinizing hormone) levels. I started charting my BBT 5 weeks or so before we started trying,
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IF I WORRY ABOUT HAVING A BABY
AM I STILL CRAZY?

The other night I was laying in bed with my husband. He was already asleep and happily snoring, but I was amped up on some ill-advised late afternoon coffee, so I was still scrolling through Instagram. I don’t remember how I found the account I was looking at, I think one of the National Parks I follow might have re-posted one of her photos,

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OMG – I’VE JUST HAD A MOMENT
THAT MOMENT WHEN YOU REALIZE:
YOU ALWAYS PLAY IT SAFE

I am currently enrolled in Elite Blog Academy. From their own website, Elite Blog Academy (EBA, for short) is, “a 12-unit training program that offers a methodical, step-by-step framework to bloggers and communicators who want to turn their blog into a sustainable business.” The course is self-paced, “and consists of easy-to-follow videos, unit outlines,

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MUST READ MONDAY:
THE IMPATIENT WOMAN’S GUIDE TO GETTING PREGNANT
BY JEAN M. TWENGE, PH.D.

This post marks the first post in what shall hopefully become a regular series! Huzzah! A book review series! There are soooooo maaaaaany books out there relating to fertility, trying to conceive, pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. Thousands. Millions? I’m not sure, but definitely hundreds of thousands. My goal with these posts is to help steer you away from the bad books and towards the good books.

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IS YOUR COMPANY USING BIG DATA TO TRACK PREGNANCIES
OR YOUR POTENTIAL TO BECOME PREGNANT?!

How would you feel if you found out that your company had hired a third party company to mine data about your prescriptions, shopping habits, voting records and search queries to predict which medical conditions you might develop? I know how I would feel – pissed right off. According to an article published by the Wall Street Journal on February 17,

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WELCOME TO BABY CRAZY AND BROKE (BACB)!!!!

My name is Jess, and this is my first blog attempt. My goal with Baby Crazy and Broke is to provide a sort of how-to for pregnancy, parenting, budgeting and everything in-between, mostly geared towards other millennials. You can expect to see book reviews (Must Read Monday!), product reviews, bargain round-ups, parenting tips and tricks, updates on news relating to women’s health, and some cost-cutting hacks and DIYs.

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