And then my mind lands on one of the most powerful moments from the first year. I’m sitting in my counselor’s office, eyes wet, nose runny and voice crackly as I recall that first moment, the one where I felt so uprooted just after labor and delivery. We processed through the depression and anxiety tied to that moment. Her words pointed me beyond myself – “You aren’t alone in the experience of being separated from your child…”
For as long as I was able to hold a pen, writing has been my therapy. I have always loved putting a pen to paper and jotting down all of my thoughts. I love the effort it takes to...
It was dinner time on a Sunday evening. We were finishing up an early meal so that we could make it to church on time. There was giggling, food-swapping, and a little one attempting to tell a grand tale....
He was 1 pound, 11 ounces – the tiniest human I had ever seen. Our micro-preemie. His body was the size of a vending-machine soda bottle with a tennis-ball head perched on top. Matchstick fingers and toes wiggled madly. Waiting for Contact I...
I'm just gonna be very real right now. I have a beautiful nine-month-old daughter with the sweetest personality. She is such a joy. But she has never been a good sleeper. She doesn't sleep through the night—not even close....
I love how nowadays there are all these mommy groups online where we can vent, get advice, share stories, and ask each other questions. I belong to several of them and someone was asking a question the other day...
I don't know about you, but having kids can often make you want to learn and research all the things. You want your littles to hit all the milestones, you want to feed them all the best things, you...
If you grew up in the 90s, you probably remember the iconic ‘Got Milk?’ ads. Our favorite celebrities ranging from Harrison Ford to Kermit the Frog proudly showing off their version of a milk mustache. And without a doubt...
It was simple. Almost too simple, really. But their advice actually seemed to be working. Was it a fluke? Maybe. But when you’ve recently welcomed baby number two and you have that first moment of utter chaos, that moment when...
“Are you pushing?!” My midwife, Emily, walked into my bedroom on a Sunday morning after receiving our call that it was time.  “Yes!” I said between breaths. I was kneeling on the floor with my head and arms resting on...

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