A Memo to the First Time Mom: 15 Things You Need to Know

You are pregnant. You may be days away from the life changing event, you may be at the beginning of your pregnancy; one thing is certain and that's that your life will radically change. It'll change in a way you cannot even fathom. Don't worry though, I'm going to let you in on a few little secrets. ...more
Re #6:  He's a real man if he does perineal massage! Seriously. There is no reason why healthy ...more

Dear New Mom, You Are Gonna be Great at This.

Hey there mama, ...more

Effective Life Hacks For First Time Mompreneurs

You may have been the vision of organization and efficiency before baby came along, but now everything’s changed. Many first-time mompreneurs approach motherhood with the general belief that they can gracefully ease into motherhood just as easily as they used to slide into their favorite pair of pre-pregnancy jeans....more

New Mom Perspective

I spent the first 4 months of baby #1s life terrified.  From stressing that the soother that put him to sleep in 10 seconds was going to give us orthodontist bills for years to come, to switching to formula was going to leave my baby wanting for affection.  From worrying that rocking my baby to sleep was making him dependent on me for soothing and would result in tears later, to whether taking him out of his swaddle too early would make him feel less secure....more

Are You A First Time Mom? The Phrase That's Both A Compliment And An Insult

 This was our Harvest Festival @ Church. This is Matilda loosing it. ...more

A Mother’s Love

This year, five of my girlfriends had their first child. I was also pregnant, but with my second. ...more

 

 

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A Mother’s Love

This year, five of my girlfriends had their first child. I was also pregnant, but with my second. As their bellies grew, they stopped looking at me with a bored stare.  Instead, the first time moms gushed and cooed about my growing baby.  Now each of them were interested and enthusiastic about the arrival of their own child and could not stop talking about everything baby. As each of them went on at length about the anticipation and excitement of growing a new life, they often asked me: “What’s it like to be a mother?” ...more