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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.