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MY 5 NEWBORN BABY ESSENTIALS THAT REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Maybe it's because I own a fairly ridiculous amount of shoes, or maybe it just goes for every mama-to-be, but whatever the case, since the beginning of my pregnancy people sort of...

MY BABY Q&A: ON FIRST SMILES, BABY SMELLS & NEW MAMA ADVICE

You guys, is it just me, or did the past weeks flew by in a heartbeat?? This week, our little baby boy Gabriel is turning 2 months old, and I just can't believe it! Since I'm well... 

3 LIFESAVING BEAUTY BUYS FOR NEW MAMA'S

Contrary to the first days after bringing our boy into the world, where I didn't care about my appearance at all, these days I do feel grateful for the mere existence of some genius beauty &

OUT AND ABOUT: GABRIEL'S FIRST FAMILY PICNIC!

When I was pregnant, there were a few super random things I was really looking forward to - little things, that I couldn't help but envision in my head, over and over again. Just as...

HOW TO ANNOUNCE YOUR BABY TO THE WORLD

Here's a surprising fact: one of the most challenging practicalities of having a baby was finding sophisticated ways to make big announcements! For the birth announcement I wanted...

MEET OUR SWEET LITTLE BABY BOY GABRIEL BASTOS!

This might be the first time ever that I'm actually lost for words to describe an experience, as we welcomed our sweet little baby boy Gabriel Bastos into our lives almost 2 weeks ago...

A COSY PLACE FOR OUR BOY: THE BABY ROOM REVEAL!

From the beginning of my pregnancy, decorating the baby room was something I couldn't wait to start with! I wanted the room to feel clean but cosy - like a safe place that feels simultaneous

WHAT'S IN MY HOSPITAL DELIVERY BAG?

Now that my due date is coming so close, I found it time to start packing my hospital delivery bag! And yes, that was kind of a surreal experience. :) Because what do you pack for one...

10 QUESTIONS WE ANSWERED AS PARENTS-TO-BE!

The crazy speed with which my pregnancy flew by surprised me so much, so as a way of marking this once-in-a-lifetime experience and to celebrate these last weeks (days??) of my first pregnan

YES, WE DID THE CHEESY BABY BUMP PICTURES

At the beginning of my pregnancy, when I asked my friends for their most valuable pregnancy-related tips, one of my besties very profoundly stressed the importance of carefully...

HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR PARENTHOOD

Now that my due date is officially only 1 month away (eeks!), we're in full-on prep mode over here. In between finishing up the last details of the baby room and my ever growing belly...

5 BLISSFUL THINGS TO DO ON YOUR BABYMOON

A little while ago, Marcio & I went on a much anticipated babymoon to the South of France, as a way of spending some good old Q-time together before the baby comes. In between...

GENDER REVEAL! WE'RE HAVING A ...

So excited to finally reveal the gender of our little baby to you all!! Since finding out if we were having a boy or a girl was one of the most exciting moments of my life, I'd love...

MY BABY Q&A: ON CITRUS, SLIP DRESSES & THE BABY NAME

While I'm not too big on reading classic pregnancy books (they totally freak me out!) I'm very keen on finding out about other mama's go-to's. Additionally, I have a huge fascination...

MY BABY Q&A: ON 9PM BEDTIME, THE BABY ROOM & LABOR ANXIETY

As I'm entering the third trimester of my pregnancy, things start to get more real and surreal at the same time. As a way of marking this bizarre phase in my life, I'm taking a moment to...

MY 5 MUST-HAVES FOR FASHIONABLE MAMA'S TO BE!

After testing out a LOT of fashion and beauty items for mama's-to-be during the past couple of months, I finally narrowed it down to these 5 things, that have truly made all the difference f

HOW TO FAKE THE PREGNANCY GLOW

I've always been kind of curious about the myth of the pregnancy glow. Five months into my pregnancy, this healthy looking glow has not exactly been revealing itself to me, but here's the si

THOUGHTS ON HAVING A DIFFICULT PREGNANCY

First things first: thank you SO much for the overwhelming amount of sweet wishes after announcing that we're expecting our first baby. It made me beyond happy to read every single one of th