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
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
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.
*Trigger warning* This post contains TMI to the max. If you are currently pregnant I urge you to either not read this or take it with a grain of salt as every childbirthing experience is very different. In my first post I told you I’d give you the whole story on my childbirth. Let me… Continue reading Childbirth and beyond
“How is the baby sleeping?” Everyone wants to know. I try to take it as a good hearted question. Many people want to know because they either haven’t been here before and are stricken with pure curiosity or honestly they want to know what state you (the mother) may be in and why. At least,… Continue reading Nights