Today I’m going to share about a little topic that will make people judge me, applaud me, hate me, thank me etc. Let’s take it back to pregnant me, because pregnant me knew everything. Pregnant me would have well behaved kids, pregnant me would have my husband do night feedings, pregnant me would still have… Continue reading The Truth About Bedsharing
You were sitting down on the floor of the local library, your bouncing baby boy perched in your lap cooing and smiling at me as my toddler and I strolled up to the door. “Oh wow! I thought it would be busy since it is spring break! Aw, he’s so precious!” I exclaimed as I… Continue reading When your baby doesn’t sleep…
I haven’t made time to write in a while, but I use to love it. So, I am making more time starting today. Baby girl is getting so big she’s over a year and a half now and she’s beginning to accomplish things every day that shock me, make me proud, make me laugh, make… Continue reading Daily caps
Your body is feeling heavy in my arms as I watch your chest rise and fall. I study your long eyelashes, pink puffy lips and rosy full cheeks. I have so much to do right now. The laundry is scattered half folded on the couch, the sink sits full of dishes, dust builds on appliances… Continue reading Dear Daughter
Hey girl, I know you’re scared. You are about to leave everything you have ever known. Your friends, your family, your beloved city, the warmer winters, and early springs. I have a surprise for you though. It’s going to be ok. It’s going to be more than ok. You are going to enjoy your first… Continue reading Letter to myself before the relocation to St. Louis
Dear 30 week pregnant me, I’m currently sitting here 4 months into motherhood with our daughter nursing and sweetly drifting off to another 30 minute nap (and we still get confused/surprised when the 30 minutes is up and all we’ve done is look through our Facebook notifications instead of tending to the piles of laundry… Continue reading Letter to my pregnant self
It took me a long time to realize and accept the fact that I was going to become a SAHM once the baby was born. I had a lot of different reactions from friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances. “You are so lucky” “Are you sure you want to give up your career?” “I’m just not… Continue reading I don’t know how you do it.