Amanda Austin

Amanda is a social media manager for a health care organization by day, a blogger and freelance writer by night, and a celebrity news junkie all the time! She's also mom to an amazing 2 year-old boy and wife to a great guy who indulges all her celebrity gossip (and sometimes tries to scoop her!) Amanda loves coffee, fashion, nail polish, cats, and Tim Gunn (not always in that order.) For more celebrity gossip, fashion, beauty and DIY, visit Amanda's blog, It's Blogworthy.

Amanda is a social media manager for a health care organization by day, a blogger and freelance writer by night, and a celebrity news junkie all the time! She's also mom to an amazing 2 year-old boy and wife to a great guy who indulges all her celebrity gossip (and sometimes tries to scoop her!) Amanda loves coffee, fashion, nail polish, cats, and Tim Gunn (not always in that order.) For more celebrity gossip, fashion, beauty and DIY, visit Amanda's blog, It's Blogworthy.

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I remember the moment I found out I was pregnant with my son. My husband and I were preparing to take a trip to visit our parents "up north," and although we were trying to get pregnant, I didn't expect a positive test–I really just needed to know if I needed to bring "supplies" if ...

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Thanksgiving is so close, I can almost smell the turkey now … and the mashed potatoes, and the gravy, and the green bean casserole. (Hey, a pregnant girl has to eat!) Of course, the best thing about Thanksgiving is the time you spend with your family and friends, celebrating the joys of life and the blessings of the year.

If this ...

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Forget pickles and ice cream – pregnancy cravings run the gamut of food choices! Would you believe I don’t even like pickles? I dislike them when I’m not pregnant and I don’t like them while I'm pregnant either. Go figure.

It’s amazing how each pregnancy has different symptoms, different feelings, and different cravings. ...

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When you think about it, pregnancy is kind of amazing. Our bodies grow and change in incredible ways to fit the needs of a growing baby.

The first time I was pregnant, I was in awe of what was happening to me. Sure, I had nausea, intense fatigue, “pregnancy brain,” and insane mood swings, but I also couldn’t get enough of the ...

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Ahhh, pregnancy–a time in your life when you'll feel deep joy and physical pain simultaneously. It's no secret I loved being pregnant. Even on my worst day, I enjoyed it, and now that my baby is here, I have to say there are times when I miss having that little baby in my belly. But ...

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I adore breastfeeding. This is a surprise, considering the rocky start I had with my first son, who wouldn't latch on (lazy!), and with my daughter, who had a tongue tie that led to excruciating pain and bleeding her first week of life. One of my regrets with my first baby was that I left ...

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The best parts of pregnancy are almost too numerous to list. Gorgeous hair, long nails, the feeling of that sweet little baby moving around in your belly - all highlights of pregnancy, at least to me. Of course, the negatives are always on your mind, too.

From aches and pains (I will never forget my pinched nerve from sleeping during ...

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Hey supermom, here's a pro tip: You don't have to do it all. Learning to care for your new baby, even if it's not your first, is a wonderful, exhausting and time-consuming job. In the first few weeks after you give birth, you'll no doubt be tempted to keep up with your normal routine, which ...

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You have less than 40 weeks to do ALL THE THINGS on your list before your baby arrives. From cleaning to decorating and everything in between, it's almost as difficult preparing for your baby as it is carrying her! The thing is, you don't have to do everything. There are certain aspects of preparing for ...

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When you're pregnant, people are just nicer to you. They hold doors, offer to cook for you, and give up seats. Among all the nice things you received while you were pregnant, there were likely some gestures that were nicer than others. Hear some stories of kindness from fellow mamas! [ A ...

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