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You guys, I have to tell you something. And it’s something that you already know.
Being a mom is one of the greatest joys you’ll ever have. And it’s also one of the hardest.
Sometimes, I feel like the world is pushing on me to put forth this image of motherhood perfection. Because that’s what you see across a lot of social media, blogs, media and the like. That push makes it so easy to feel like you’re alone in your parenting fears, fails, and hard moments. But you know what…Continue
I always find it hard to start calling a baby by their name. Is that weird? It’s like, for so long they were just “the baby.” And then they become this real person with a real name. And it takes a while to get used to the change.
When Ricky was born, it felt so strange to call him Ricky. Probably because that’s what I called my husband. I tried calling him RJ for a while, and Rick hated that. So as I transitioned into calling him “Ricky,” I started to call the hubs “Rick.”
Yesterday I told you guys about my own newborn necessities, which have become totally imperative to life with two kids. But there was one thing I left off of my list, partly because I was saving it for it’s very own special post.
For breastfeeding mamas, a fantastic breast pump is an absolute necessity. And where breast pumps are concerned, Medela is the best.
I know that they’re famous…Continue
Recovering from this pregnancy has been oddly easier than my last two. Not that I’m that far out from the gate – it’s really only been just over two weeks. Last night, I was trying to figure out exactly what’s made this particular postpartum period so much…less intense. Outside of obvious reasons. And you know what? A lot of it comes down to a good mentality.
When you’re positive, things kind of fall into place. I’m also working on a few things right now (I know, two weeks post-baby…Continue