This time last year I was overcome with self-doubt and constantly confused by my desire to hide from my responsibilities. I was living a life of continued panic, though I could not put my finger on what was wrong.
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Organizing your nursery can sometimes be a stressful event. What items do I need/want for my baby’s room? Where will I put everything? How can I make sure it all fits and looks nice at the same time? I’m here to help with some tricks and tips we’ve used to set up our baby’s first […]
I’m so thankful that babywearing exists. Over the past year, I’ve gotten more and more comfortable wearing my daughter. Some days, it feels like it’s the only way we get anything done.
Thanks to our smart phones, we have many resources readily available at our fingertips. For moms, this can be both a blessing and a curse. But, when used properly, we can gather a lot of information, tips, and tricks to help in our current season of motherhood.
Congratulations! You’re pregnant! After all the prenatal care necessities and appointments, announcements, and getting over that morning sickness, it’s time to register. You walk into a store like Buy Buy Baby and see literally floor to ceiling inventory.
Ah, the second trimester. We’ve made it through morning sickness and found out the sex of our baby. My husband and I moved to a new place, I performed in a local theater show, and work kept moving along. I have read the books and blogs, but here are some of the things that surprised […]
Right or wrong, pregnancy and everything it includes (infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy loss) is a very private matter in our culture. So, we go it alone, even though the path has been walked by so many before us.
Choosing who will care for your child while you’re at work or away can be a daunting task for both new and seasoned parents. It’s important to know when to start looking for a daycare center, what questions to ask, red flags to watch out for, and the price range you can afford before you […]
When I was pregnant, I had a vision of what it would be like when my baby was born. Every mother is different, but I looked forward to having our friends and family at the hospital to meet our bundle of joy. As often in life, though, things did not go as planned. Instead, our […]
Sometimes I feel like pregnancy should come with a warning. Or directions. Or both. Especially when it comes to how to get sleep while growing your little bundle of joy. You know, something along the lines of, “Welcome to pregnancy! The first trimester is full of fatigue and naps (hopefully). The second trimester is full of fatigue […]