Tag: baby

Mom-barrassment :: An Embarrassing Story For Your Entertainment & A Call...

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Don’t get me wrong. There have been plenty of occasions during my motherhood journey that a fellow mom has saved me from mom-barrassment. Like...

Mama, Don’t Settle with Surviving

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   Disclaimer: I cannot claim to be an expert on thriving as a mom. I know there are situations and circumstances that would make parenting...

Please Don’t Touch My Baby :: What I Wish I Would...

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A while back, my son (about five months old at the time) and I met a lovely woman on an elevator. He smiled brightly...

Thank You, Now Go Away! How to Deal with Unsolicited Parenting...

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How do you handle advice that you didn't ask for? Ignore it? Take the advice even if you don't agree just to keep the peace?...

How Sleep Training Saved My Sanity

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I don't take it for granted that we got very, very lucky. The night after our son David was born, he slept six hours...

My List of Parenting “Rules”

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I made a list of rules before I was even pregnant, and I was sure that I would not break them. I will not...

Today I Cried in the Shower

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Today I cried in the shower. I'm talking ugly, sobbing, let-it-all-out crying. It was like a huge wave hit me, and I just stood...

Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

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With two weeks left until my due date, it's officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I...

Maternity Must-Haves for Every Trimester

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Oh, the joys of pregnancy. Being pregnant is an experience unlike any other. You're giving up your body to grow another human. It is...

I Love Breastfeeding my Toddler :: It’s a Win-Win!

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I'm breastfeeding as I write this. Yes, I am breastfeeding my cranky 13-month-old for two reasons. She settles down and I have a moment to collect my thoughts....

Dear Fellow Mom, Thanks for Seeing Me and Speaking Up

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And so the mom story goes... I was out all morning with the kids. We ended up being out longer than I expected so all...

To the Forgotten Mothers on Mother’s Day

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When I was pregnant with our son, David, I had a lot of people stop and wish me congratulations on that first Mothers day....

Reflections on the Miracle of Pregnancy After Loss

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My son's life is a miracle. My pregnancy with him was not a typical pregnancy. We got pregnant after 13 months of trying. My husband...

For the Mother Who Is Hurting on Mother’s Day

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My husband and I went through the loss (miscarriage) of our first baby at just five weeks. Afterwards, I knew I was different. Research...