New year, new me. But not really. It’s not an entirely ‘new me’. It’s a part of me that has a healthier mindset coming into 2019. A ’new me’ who puts me first, right after husband-and-baby. A ‘new me’ who no longer confronts but eliminates toxicity from my life all together. This is a warning… Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution
I’m sitting here in this rocking chair with you sleeping in my arms, cheek on my shoulder, hand on my chest, legs draped over mine, and feet dangling off of my thighs. I’m sitting here remembering how far we have come in the past six months. I’m having flashbacks to the first moments we were… Continue reading Cherish This Moment
When you hear about postpartum depression, you typically think of a woman who: ⁃ feels incompetent ⁃ feels overwhelmed ⁃ cries non-stop ⁃ dislikes her new life ⁃ depressed Other than the late night overwhelming feeling I had at the beginning when Isaac was still up every three hours, I felt none of the above.… Continue reading PPD: My (Short) Story
My baby, I promise to be the best mom I can be. I promise to always provide you with a warm, welcoming, and loving home. I promise to always support you and your dreams. I promise to never keep you from reaching those dreams. I promise to be there for you, through good times and… Continue reading I Promise
People tell you a lot of what to expect when you’re pregnant and when you’re a parent. It’s your call to either believe everything you hear and go into this adventure with the biased expectations, or you can take what you hear with a grain of salt and go through this new experience with an… Continue reading S-Say What?
Did you hear Olivia Newton John’s “Physical” in your head when you read that title? I did as I wrote it. 🎵🎶 Breastfeeding has so many health benefits for baby, and for mom. I have read countless articles with researched evidence backing this up. Pre-pregnancy, the idea of breastfeeding scared me. Not the thought of… Continue reading Let’s Get Personal
Many couples, and even singles, have an idea of how many kids they want in their future. It may be one, two, three...I’ve heard a woman say six recently. Everyone has their own reasons for the number of offspring they have decided on, or they think they’ve decided on. But you really don’t know. Throughout… Continue reading Cira, Party Of ?