Tag: baby

When Life (Or Motherhood) Doesn’t Go as Planned

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*Thank you to Lexi Lehman for this guest post about the dream vs. the reality of entering motherhood!  Motherhood. Everyone has an idealistic family goal...

The Naptime Hustle

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In a perfect world, my children's naptimes would be spent leisurely completing a few household chores, watching a show or movie I've been wanting...

I Can’t Get Rid of the Baby Monitor

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I remember when I first presented the idea to my husband to get a baby monitor. My son was five months old, and we...

Confessions of a 2nd Time Mom: 6 Things I Refuse to...

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As I type this, I briefly look up to see my ten-month-old crawling on the floor on the other side of the room. She...

Life After the NICU

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Having a baby in the NICU is scary and the days can seem endless. But thankfully for many babies, there's a happy ending, and...

Think About Questions…Before You Ask

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"Are you in college?"  "Are you pregnant yet?" "How old is she?" These might not seem like insensitive or awkward questions, but they can...

Low Supply: My Journey Breastfeeding, Pumping, and Using Formula

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Is there ever a time when low supply is good? Perhaps, but I can tell you for sure that it's not good when referring...

Traveling With an Infant

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As I sit at my gate waiting for my flight, I have mixed emotions, as this is my first time traveling without my son...

“Take the Mesh Panties”: Obscure, if Not Weird, First-Time Mom Advice

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If you've had a baby, thought about having a baby, gotten married in which it is assumed that some day you might have a...

Grow, Baby, Grow… But Seriously, SLOW DOWN!

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At my daughter's two-month check up and vaccinations appointment, the doctor found... TEETH. Yes, my child is teething at two months. They have broken...