So here I am, after 372 days sharing with you all my experiences as a first time mom. My struggles, my sorrows, my laughter, my joy and most importantly my lessons. Man oh man, how the days flied by ya’ll. I kid you not, I feel like I literally came home from the hospital a … More First Year of Motherhood
It’s been seventeen months since getting laid off while expecting my first child and I must say since giving birth I’ve been trying to find the ‘perfect’ job I could turn into a career and spend as much time with my family. The job hunt has been a journey I must say but within the … More The Boss MOM – Getting Back2Biz
Never thought it would be this tough… … More Top 10 Changes Moms Encounter
Hours after my son was born I laid in my bed and starred at him – asleep in his plastic hospital crib beside his father. Drugged out of my mind after surgery I couldn’t recall if I was seeing baby M for the first time or if I had the chance to give him skin … More The After Effect – hours after birth.
I remember the days when I would nurse baby M and I would tell myself I would wait it out till he was six months to feed him solids – yeah right!! At three months and three weeks I started baby M on mush. “Why? Isn’t that dangerous, his digestive system isn’t ready.” I had … More Make Baby a Foodie
After eight months of motherhood the real struggles of postpartum are starting to seep into my life. The emotional breakdowns, the unexpected heart racing, sleepless nights, fatigue days, racing thoughts of postpartum. If you personally know me, you’d know its very hard for me not to give up on anything. I pull myself together, look … More The Postpartum Struggle
You’re almost there – the finish line and the anxiety and anticipation that you may go into labour any day now has you wondering what you should take with you, especially if this is your first. I think over the course of three weeks, I packed and unpacked four times. I asked what other moms … More Your Hospital Bag – How Should I Pack?!
To every individual, we have our own expectations on what we dignify as legit parenting. From how discipline would be conducted to how a child will learn to what you will hold as acceptable to how they will be raised up. We all have our own expectations even as couples, parenting a household together takes … More The fine line between – Perfecting Parenting
Here we are, in mid March enjoying the last couple days of Spring Break before it ends and a few months more we’ll be welcoming Summer. Who’s ready?!? – I know I am!! Planning to have an enjoyable most memorable summer this year but I got to make sure plans are baby friendly and baby … More Baby’s Summer Must Haves
” New research suggests that babies began to absorb language when they are inside the womb during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy — which is earlier than previously held. “ When I was pregnant I did a lot of talking to my unborn child. During my walks, while I was cooking, when I would read, I would … More Once upon a book – A child’s mind