In full transparency, I had intended to write a different post. Then yesterday happened. Instead of pretending like everything’s ok, I’m sharing my experience. I believe in being completely honest and hopefully this post will be helpful to another mom going through the same thing. You know how people say in parenthood there will be… Continue reading Yesterday was one of the hard days.
I’ve heard people say that the second pregnancy is worse than the first. Others swear that the second pregnancy is easier because you know what to expect. From my perspective, the second pregnancy isn’t easier or worse – it’s just different. For all the moms who are trying for a second baby or just found out… Continue reading 9 Ways Your Second Pregnancy May Be Different Than the First
I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time keeping it all together. Some days I feel like I’ve conquered the world and others I feel like giving up and going back to bed. I’m juggling being a mom of one (two in June), a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend and a… Continue reading A love letter to the tired, run-down mom trying to keep it all together
In my last post I announced that I am pregnant with baby #2! I’m due at the end of June and now that we’re into 2017, I have a confession. I’m scared to death. Yes, I planned to have baby #2. Yes, I planned to have my kids close together. But that doesn’t change the… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why I’m Terrified of Having Baby #2
My husband and I were married five years before we got pregnant. I always knew I wanted to wait awhile before starting a family so we could set the foundation for our marriage. I was well aware of situations where couples had kids immediately after getting married and then struggled to keep their relationship on… Continue reading 6 Things No One Tells You About Marriage After Kids
The minute the pregnancy test turned positive, I was on the hunt for information. I signed up for the What to Expect and Bump apps and started frequenting the BabyCenter discussion forums. I saved every pamphlet my OBGYN gave me and attended all the recommended classes (Intro to Breastfeeding parts one and two). I wanted… Continue reading 12 Things I Didn’t Know About Babies When I Became a Mom
Many moms label motherhood as the best thing that ever happened to them. Some even say, “being a mom completes me. It’s all I ever wanted.” Don’t get me wrong. Motherhood is amazing. There’s nothing like it in the world and since I’ve become a mom, my life has changed dramatically for the better. And for many moms, motherhood… Continue reading How to Cope When Motherhood Gets Lonely