New Mom Gifts: Essentials Every New Mom Really Needs

Are you in need of some new mom gift ideas? Below is a list of a few essentials every new mom needs, but probably won’t buy for herself. I read every book under the sun trying to prepare myself for what life would be like once I had baby. But nothing can really prepare you […]

Losing Yourself In Motherhood & Finding Yourself Again

I’m so tired. Like completely drained, bone dry, can’t move tired. My eyes hang with heavy lids and dark circles begging to just stay shut. My brain is grasping at straws just trying to form sentences. My body aches because it never stops moving. Never stops giving. I live moment by moment, running on fumes. […]

Breast Or Bottle: How You Feed Your Baby Is A Personal Choice

Fed is best. Period. One way isn’t better than the other. And no way is more convenient. I keep getting told to give my baby formula. Not because she’s malnourished. Not because she can’t latch. Not because I have a low supply. But because it’s more convenient. And that’s BS. I know formula fed babies […]

Mother’s Intuition Is Real. Trust It.

Sometimes I feel like I’m doing everything wrong. Like I’m failing. Like I can’t be what everyone needs me to be. And it’s a suffocating feeling. What the experts don’t tell you in all of their books and blogs and articles and videos is how hard it is to remember, let alone consistently implement, all […]

Having A New Baby Means…

Congratulations! You have a brand new baby. Life as you know it is about to completely change beyond recognition. And that’s okay. There’s nothing to be scared of. Change is good and everything is temporary. This crazy, messy, sleep deprived phase is short. And the best advice I can give you is to try and […]

Dear Moms: There’s No Right Way To Do This

Baby slept seven hours last night. SEVEN! She’s a day short of seven weeks. I’m not holding my breath quite yet because I know today there’s a chance I’ll be up every hour. But now I know she’s capable of that long of a stretch. And that’s a big milestone for us to hit. Of […]

The Baby Registry That Gives Back

My husband and I didn’t register anywhere when we got married. Mostly because we had been living together for long enough that we already had everything we needed. But also, because anything we needed we could just buy ourselves. And we knew that. It didn’t feel right to ask our friends and family for things. […]