I want to preface this post by saying that I love my son. I love him more than words can express. I can’t imagine my life without him and in the short time he’s been with us, he has brought us incredible joy. When he smiles, I melt into a giant puddle. When he hits a milestone… Continue reading Is it normal to resent your baby?
I knew breastfeeding wouldn’t be easy. It’s not like I imagined I would be lounging on a couch with my feet propped up and my baby chomping away while I sipped on champagne. I knew it would be hard work. I just didn’t realize how hard. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, my son was… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding
Well, it’s here. The day you’ve been dreading for months (or weeks, depending on your maternity leave). Time to slip on a blouse and skirt, strap on those heels and pretend you care about your appearance. Time to return to work. Two weeks before returning to work, I had about three different meltdowns. One of… Continue reading 7 Ways to Return to Work Without Losing Your Mind
You’re probably reading this post at 3:00 am. You’re scrolling through your phone, frantically trying to find the reason for why your child won’t sleep. Your eyes are heavy and you’re working hard to convince yourself that you’re completely okay with never sleeping again until you’re 50. Bags under the eyes are in now, right?… Continue reading 5 Sleep Training Tips to Get You and Your Baby More Rest
I’m the type of person who likes to know what they’re getting into. So naturally labor scared me. When I became pregnant with my first child last March, I read everything about labor I could get my hands on. Books, online forums, apps, you name it and I read it. I also faithfully attended the… Continue reading 6 Things Labor Taught Me