This is my experience of new motherhood

It's 10pm, still early in the night, and I'm attempting for the first time to lay my baby down to sleep without my help. She's displaying all the signs of her sleepy window: rounded mouth, drowsy eyes, relaxed arms and fists. I lay her in the bed, kiss her goodnight and tip-toe away before she notices....more

Sleep Teaching Methods Part 1: Get Ready, Get Set...

One of the most important decisions you will make in regards to your child’s sleep is which method you will use when teaching her healthy sleep skills. Before you begin with any method, it is essential that you have some other aspects of your child’s foundation around sleep in place as well as some other assurances to optimize success:...more

Down with diaper bags

The moment I saw the window on the pregnancy test reveal the positive result line, I had visions of cuddling a tiny baby, taking walks in a premium stroller, and lugging around a fashionably sexy, haute-couture diaper bag....more

My Clubfoot Baby

This is my son Josiah....more

Organizing's a B*tch... Until It's Done

Organizing is hard. And not just because it takes physical & mental energy, determination, and stamina. It's also hard because there are so many layers. You can't just go into a room and tackle it right then and there. You have to clean, discard, sort, relocate, and improve. As much as I wish I could tackle room after room in one epic sweep, it's just not possible....more

Why I Started My Own Company: My Story

I started this company because I am so so passionate about breastfeeding. My main goal with Latched on Love has always been to support breastfeeding moms and soon to be moms. I wish I could help every single mom who is struggling or thinking she can't do it- I really do....more

When I Was Expecting Twins, I Wondered...

Nobody can realistically plan or be prepared for twins. In our case, it was a tremendous shock when we found out we were about to be twice blessed! As I started mentally preparing for their arrival, I had a lot of questions about what it would be like. I knew all about pregnancy and caring for a ‘singleton’. But twins? This was all new territory for me and John!...more
Loved this, RushedMommy! Could I please cross-post it on my Facebook community, too? (Had ALL of ...more