One of the more surprising aspects of becoming a mother is the amount of judgment you will receive from other people, in particular from other moms. Yes, ladies the other mommies are going to be your biggest critics. Why? Because most moms, if not all, are seriously insecure. And that is to not say I’m… Continue reading The most judgment you will encounter will be from other moms. Get used to it.
I never thought I’d be a stay-at-home Mom. Like never. I’ve been working since I was about 15. I got my first internship as an ice skating coach apprentice and then I coached for a several years after that. Simultaneously, I worked summers at my Dad’s former company, and I had a few internships throughout… Continue reading Giving up my career was the hardest and best decision of my life
Every mom is going to have those days where she’s about to lose it. The house is a mess, the dog is barking up a storm, and your kid is miserable and tearing down every part of your house. Maybe it’s the day you’re feeling absolutely terrible, or you didn’t get enough sleep last night… Continue reading Remember you’re in control
Say goodbye to your organized household. The twain shall never meet again upon the arrival of your little bundle of joy. The moment you have an organized and someone sensible looking room, like a hurricane, your child will have it on its head in seconds. Sometimes I feel pretty bad that my house looks like… Continue reading Accept the Mess
Sometimes you are not exactly sure what rash you might be dealing with on your newborn. I would usually start with treating a regular looking rash with the usual diaper cream. But, when the rash didn’t get better after a few days I knew it had to be something else going on. Then I started… Continue reading A home remedy for your baby’s yeast infections
Every mom, especially first timers, constantly worry about when her baby is going to do [insert appropriate milestone according to age]. My daughter didn’t do anything “on time.” I knew early on she was a Boss Baby. But, that didn’t stop me from wondering why she wasn’t sitting up at 6 months or why she… Continue reading Babies Do What They Want
The first week of my daughter’s life felt like an episode of The Walking Dead, just less blood. I lived day to day in such high adrenaline, short increments of time. Everything was focused on getting to the next feed, the next diaper change, the next nap. In between all of that I was trying… Continue reading Nighttime Tip: Introduce the Bottle Early