Tag: new mom

How Not to Get Lost in New Motherhood: Finding your Pre-Mom...

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Most days from my pre-mom working days blur together, but there's one conversation I remember well. It was with a coworker talking about how...

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...

Bloom Event :: A Celebration of Motherhood

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Bloom Virtual Event | June 27th, 2021 Bloom, a celebration of motherhood, is back, hosted by the ABQ Mom for the 5th time! This year's...

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....

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...

No, This Baby Wasn’t “Planned” :: Answering That Awkward Question

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When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little...

The Waiting Room :: The Day I Could Have Lost My...

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I was expecting a call. Someone would call and tell me my sister was in labor. She was expecting her first baby any day....

An Open Letter to My Non-Mom Friends: I’m Sorry

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We all know motherhood changes us in a big way, and sometimes it can feel lonely. Unfortunately, that means we aren’t always the greatest...

Baby Hacks :: 5 Activities for Keeping Baby Busy and Momma...

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I am always looking for ways to entertain my baby a.k.a. baby hacks. Baby hacks need to be quick, simple, and easily repeated. Here are some of...

Fixing My Baby’s Lip Tie Fixed My Breastfeeding Frustration

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Breastfeeding is hard. There are so many things that can make it harder. I wanted to give up. It was extremely painful- more painful...

When the Days Are Long, Remember, the Years Are Short

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"The days are long but mija, the years are so short." These were the words from a sweet little lady at the grocery store...

Are You Living with Anxiety? You Are Not Alone!

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I am overwhelmed. There I said it. The three words that are so hard for me to utter out loud to anyone, let alone...