Crying, and Screaming, and Tears, Oh My!

Crying, and Screaming, and Tears, Oh My!

You’re probably right smack dab in the middle of the seasons changing: the colorful leaves, pumpkins everywhere, and all those things that mark the beginning of the Holiday season. Me? I’m also currently experiencing the seasons changing, all right: the...
Maternal Instincts Aren’t A Given

Maternal Instincts Aren’t A Given

I’d like to start off by assuring you that my baby is alive and well. She’s a healthy, happy, and mischievous bundle of joy at 14 months old. Why the disclaimer? Because I was a slow starter! Those so-called maternal instincts didn’t appear, poof, by magic as soon as...
Dad’s Role Isn’t To Help With The Kids

Dad’s Role Isn’t To Help With The Kids

We need to crush the idea that dad needs to “help” with the baby. I’ve heard this many times, I’ve been TOLD this many times: “tell your husband to help you with your baby”. In my case, the context in which it was said was after spending two weeks with my...
10 things I Learned as a Rookie Mom

10 things I Learned as a Rookie Mom

I’m a new mom. I went from thinking I wouldn’t be able to have children, to suddenly learning I was pregnant, to receiving treatment to prevent losing the baby, to thinking “Can I do this”? I celebrated my first official Mother’s Day this...