There are so many fears and worries that accompany having a baby. For me, the only thing stuck in my head while I was pregnant was getting through the birthing process. I was absolutely terrified each time I gave birth because with all three of my kids, nothing went according to plan on the day… Continue reading Leaving home with a baby
With Gremlin and Monster's birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it's just filled with so many more emotions. Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn
Having a baby is a life changing decision. As with every major decision in life, it shouldn't be taken lightly. Bringing a baby into the world is a lifelong commitment and once you're on your way, there's no turning back. It's also not the type of decision that is made from having one discussion with… Continue reading So… Are You Ready for a Baby?
Maternity leave is a wonderful time for you and your baby to bond, to get to know each other a little and to start setting in some routines. On the same note, it’s no picnic in the park, and having experienced it twice (one not working and one working), I can vouch to that. Today,… Continue reading 11 Tips to Get the Best out of Your Maternity Leave
As a first time mom, you've got no idea what is waiting for you when your baby finally enters the world. And from every side of the universe, you're thrown with advice. Moms. Grandmoms. Aunts. Friends. You hear some of the advice and you think to yourself, "Is that even real?" and "Is this possible?".… Continue reading The Worst Baby Advice I Have Received
Disclaimer: This post is written from my own personal opinion. In no way does it state that these are the gifts that you should be buying for any baby shower you are going to attend. Baby Hygiene Products Moms will never have enough of these products and never have the phrase "I won't need this"… Continue reading Gifts New Moms actually Want to Get at a Baby Shower
Postpartum depression is not easy to avoid. You've just had your baby; your emotions are jumping around, your hormones don't want to work together, you're in pain, your baby won't stop crying, you keep bursting out into tears at random times. You feel like disappearing off the face of the earth. This is quite normal.… Continue reading Are You Struggling with Postpartum Depression?
There are people out there that are okay with change, and others that feel their whole life thrown upside down because of change. Monster is the second kind. He does not adapt well to change. It's like walking into a hurricane of crying, screaming and tantrums. So of course for almost three years, he was… Continue reading Change is a Problem Here
Gremlin is just over a week old and already someone asked me if I want another baby... "My goodness, just because I have a fresh scar, doesn't mean I want it reopened again." When I heard the question leave her mouth, I laughed nervously. Then I tried to come up with an escape plan to avoid… Continue reading No, thank you, please!
I cannot tell you that having two kids under the age of four is easy. Especially if one of them is a busy toddler boy while the other is a week old newborn. It's not easy. Knowing where to split your attention between the two while juggling your own sanity is a little complicated... My… Continue reading The First Week