When your To-Do List is miles long, how can you possibly get anything done? This article tells you how.
“It will be so easy to have balance and routine in my life once the baby is born. All they do is eat, sleep and poop anyway. How hard can it be?” Then reality hits. My life is no longer my own. I am responsible for another human. A real live baby that is mine.Continue reading “Daily Routine During the First 9 Months of Motherhood”
Baby Showers can be overwhelming for a new mom. What should you put on it? What do you really need?
We’ve all seen the perfect social media mom. Or so it seems. Make up done. Hair always looking beautiful. Happy baby 24/7. Wearing the cutest clothes. Cleanest looking house and kitchen. As a mom of a 6 month old, I can confidently say that is not how life really is. At all. Here’s what lifeContinue reading “When Mom Life Seems Perfect on Social Media”
The beginning of breastfeeding was challenging, but for me, the end was even harder
I honestly don’t even know where to begin. As a new mom of an 8 week old, sleep will motivate me to do pretty much anything. I’m used to living off of naps, and sleeping for 2-3 hour stretches (none of which occur during the day). Any time I would put Noah down, and IContinue reading “How I Got My Newborn to Sleep in a Bassinet”
Things to Pack in your hospital bag Oh, the hospital bag. This thing is built up to be a crazy important item. I mean, sure, it is. But after having gone through that hospital stay, I would not have stressed about it NEARLY as much as I did. I did not have peace of mindContinue reading “What to Pack In Your Hospital Bag”
All anyone ever told me was “it’s a HUGE needle going into your back, and you need to stay very still otherwise you’ll get paralyzed” No pressure, right? I was extremely nervous about getting this ‘giant needle’ I’d like to say I was mentally prepared for it. I mean, I did have 9 months toContinue reading “What is it Like Getting an Epidural?”
Towards the end of my pregnancy, all I kept asking myself was “How will I know I’m in labor?” All anyone kept telling me was “Oh, you will KNOW” Very reassuring, right? “It’s like super intense period cramps” the doctors would tell me. They couldn’t be more accurate. There’s no other way to describe it.Continue reading “What is Labor Really Like?”
I’m so excited to start this journey 9 months of being pregnant. 8 weeks postpartum. I’m ready!! Wait, can I actually do this? Yeah, that little ego likes to come in and make me question everything. It all comes down to the core belief “I’m not good enough”. Somewhere deep inside, I have this beliefContinue reading “8 Thoughts That Came Up When I Took My ‘Before’ Pictures”