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6 Things No One Tells You About Marriage After Kids

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

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12 Things I Didn’t Know About Babies When I Became a Mom

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

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How to Cope When Motherhood Gets Lonely

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

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Why I’m no longer breastfeeding my son (and am totally okay with it)

When I went to my son’s six month checkup, I had a feeling the pediatrician would tell me he was a little underweight. I mean, I’m not blind. I could see that he wasn’t gaining as quickly as he should. My husband would whisper, “I think he’s hungry”, especially during a late night scream session.… Continue reading Why I’m no longer breastfeeding my son (and am totally okay with it)