My name is Anna. My husband, Ken, and I are living in New Orleans, where he is finishing his internship in Internal Medicine and I am a lawyer, currently working in Compliance at a Health Insurance company. On October 8th, 2012 we welcomed our baby girl, Julia Rose, into the world! I look forward to sharing this journey and hope that in doing so, I can provide some insight for other first time moms!
While you're at it, check out my personal blog: MyLittlePoppyseed
As we approach my baby girl's 6-month birthday, I've been reflecting on the things I've learned over the past six months. Becoming a parent, there is definitely a very steep learning curve. You are forced to jump right in and must quickly learn the practical skills: changing diapers, feeding baby, calming baby, changing their clothes,... read more
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It's hard to believe my baby girl, Julia, is 3 months old today. I thoroughly enjoyed the 12 weeks that I had off from work to stay home with her, but our wallets would simply not allow us to live on my husband's income alone, so as of yesterday, I am officially a working mother. ... read more
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Hello there! My name is Anna and I am The Bump's newest blogger! I'm currently 27 years old and married to the love of my life, Ken, who is 28 years old. We're currently expecting our first child, a girl, due October 23rd 2012 (doing the math, that means I'm currently 35 weeks pregnant!). I... read more
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