20 Things I Learned In My 20's
20

20 Things I Learned In My 20's

I turned 30 this year so I can't help but reflect on my twenties. I mean, these were serious life-changing years. I went from starting my twenties living with roommates and going to college, to bei...
To the Mom Who Refuses Help: Stop It
blog post

To the Mom Who Refuses Help: Stop It

For my entire life, I HATED asking for help. I used to think asking for help was a sign of weakness. I always told myself I never needed anyone for anything. I wanted people to think I knew how to ...
Why Your Second Pregnancy Is Different Than Your First
baby #2

Why Your Second Pregnancy Is Different Than Your First

*Before we get started, let me apologize now for any misspelled words, grammar mistakes and unfinished thoughts. Pregnancy brain is in full swing. I wake up every day thinking its Monday* Once I kn...
Should We Have Another Baby?
blog post

Should We Have Another Baby?

Since I can remember, I always wanted multiple children. Having one never seemed enough. My daughter is 18 months old. Lately, I've been asking myself [and my husband], "When should we have another...
child birth

As Seen On TV...

Have you ever found yourself watching a tv show and saying, “OMG that could never happen to me, you only see that on TV”... Well, early morning on January 9th, I was proved completely wrong... I’m ...
blog

Who Takes Care of Mom?

The day my daughter was born, I let myself go. I know that sounds dramatic, but it's true. The second my doctor put my 8 pound baby on my chest, I unconsciously told myself I now come second. I wo...
cerebral palsy

Our Journey With Special Needs

I feel as though my experience as a mother has been somewhat unique (at least I don’t meet many people in my circumstance). I had a fairly typical pregnancy. I had one pregnancy loss, but my doct...
body image

First Month of Motherhood: My Experience

Today is a special day. As I sit holding my newborn in my arms I reflect on this motherhood journey and the ups and downs of my first month postpartum. I am a first time momma and I can’t believe ...
birth

Fourth Trimester

Honestly, motherhood is hard as hell. It’s ram your head through a wall hard. It’s cry your eyes out at two in the morning hard. It’s wanting to scream at the top of your lungs 23 hours of the day ...