We’ve all seen the perfect social media mom. Or so it seems. Make up done. Hair always looking beautiful. Happy baby 24/7. Wearing the cutest clothes. Cleanest looking house and kitchen. As a mom of a 6 month old, I can confidently say that is not how life really is. At all. Here’s what life… Continue reading When Mom Life Seems Perfect on Social Media
The beginning of breastfeeding was challenging, but for me, the end was even harder
I honestly don’t even know where to begin. As a new mom of an 8 week old, sleep will motivate me to do pretty much anything. I’m used to living off of naps, and sleeping for 2-3 hour stretches (none of which occur during the day). Any time I would put Noah down, and I… Continue reading How I Got My Newborn to Sleep in a Bassinet
All anyone ever told me was “it’s a HUGE needle going into your back, and you need to stay very still otherwise you’ll get paralyzed” No pressure, right? I was extremely nervous about getting this ‘giant needle’ I’d like to say I was mentally prepared for it. I mean, I did have 9 months to… Continue reading What is it Like Getting an Epidural?
Towards the end of my pregnancy, all I kept asking myself was “How will I know I’m in labor?” All anyone kept telling me was “Oh, you will KNOW” Very reassuring, right? “It’s like super intense period cramps” the doctors would tell me. They couldn’t be more accurate. There’s no other way to describe it.… Continue reading What is Labor Really Like?