We’re supposed to be joyful around Christmas, right? Despite what’s going on in our lives we feel pressure to be jolly. But sometimes Christmas sucks. And that’s okay.
Deciding to stay home with your baby or return to work can be a hard decision for new moms. Every family’s situation is different, and every woman is different. There isn’t one answer for everyone. But if you ask yourself these five questions, you can form a plan for your future.
If it’s 3:30am and you’re googling “why is my baby gasping or sobbing in her sleep?” DO NOT PANIC. It’s probably normal. My daughter did it. Let me walk you through it.
We as parents are always trying to keep our babies safe. That’s basically what parenting is all about. Unfortunately, we are humans, and we can forget that our baby is in the backseat of the car when we lock it and walk away. But there are ways you can prevent forgetting your baby in a hot car even if you’re a sleep deprived parent of a newborn.
There are so many things you have to think about when you’re pregnant. You have a limited amount of time to make lots of decisions. What are you going to name your baby? What are you going to do about child care? Are you going back to work? Which crib is best?
Obviously, there are a lot of questions during pregnancy. But what about decisions you didn’t know you could make? There’s a gift you can give your newborn that I wasn’t even aware of when I was pregnant. I wish I had known.
Conceiving a baby seems like an easy task, right? Well, sometimes it’s a little more difficult than meets the eye. Our bodies don’t always work as biology intended. But now there’s a tool that can help you on your journey to have a baby. And you can buy it at Target and use it in your home without a prescription!
Working opposite shifts can be hard. Especially while you’re still adjusting to a new schedule. Days can go by without seeing each other awake. That’s rough. But it’s necessary if your jobs require you to work at certain times of the day. So here are a few ways my husband and I make the most of working on different schedules.
Guest Post: Becoming a mother is not always rainbows and unicorns; for some women, parenthood brings with it a sense of anger that seems unshakeable.
While many women who read this may shake their heads and say things like, “She never should have been a mother,” others will completely understand. There is not a general rule book for parenthood. Every woman will experience a different rollercoaster of emotions and moments that build to define the overall experience as a whole, and there are many who would not describe it as an enjoyable time.
Seeing your friends get pregnant all around you while you struggle with infertility can be ROUGH. I was lucky enough to get pregnant with Toot with only the assistance of an ovulation kit. But a few of my friends and family members have needed more scientific intervention to conceive their babies. Here are 6 options to consider if you’re hoping to become a parent.
There are thousands and thousands of articles on Pinterest about parenting. I’ve written a couple! But there’s one thing they aren’t telling you about parenting. So I’m here to tell you.
I’ve been afraid that my daughter would die since before she was even conceived. Every day I envision scenarios that turn from happy, fun playtime to panic and emergency. I sometimes upset myself because I imagine it too hard. Here are just a few of my fears.