The hardest lesson I have learned in motherhood so far has come completely unexpected. I didn’t think I needed any help. I thought I could raise these little boys all on my own. I was so wrong. I discovered a village of people around us, ready and willing to help. I am forever grateful.
Over thanksgiving weekend I went on a spontaneous vacation. In three years as a mother, I never considered going away for a weekend without my family but I just went and I had an amazing time.
We decided to wait till the birth of our second baby to find out if we would have a son or a daughter. I’m here to tell you how I prepared for this baby without knowing the gender before birth.
Mothers have a unique perscpective on the holiday season, especially Christmas. It’s magical and wonderful to experience Christmas as a mother each year.
Deciding when to wean can be difficult and emotional. When I decided it was time to wean my last baby, I knew it was time but it was still so hard.
My last baby’s birth was just as dramatic as my first, but it was quite a bit more scary and emotional.
My first birth was an amazing experience. I had my baby almost two weeks late and it was a hard labor. I wouldn’t change a thing.
I can’t believe I wrote this almost 4 years ago. Breastfeeding is so rewarding but it can also be very challenging. A supportive and understanding spouse makes it so much easier on the mother. Read this light hearted letter from a breastfeeding wife to her husband
Sometimes mothers need a little help breastfeeding their babies. Read my post about being on both ends of donating and receiving breastmilk
Being a mom is one of the most rewarding roles there is. It can also be very lonely. Learn how to make and keep mom friends with these three helpful tips.
I’ll be emotional about being completely done with this phase of life and parenthood, but there are some consolation prizes when my breastfeeding journey comes to an end.