Preparing for My Little Prince

Several years ago, a friend recommended that I read a children’s book written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery called The Little Prince. “It is surprisingly deep,” she said. “I promise you’ll really enjoy it!” Figuring that a children’s book at worst wouldn’t take much of my time if it was a bust, I gave it a…

Read More

A Letter to C Section Momma Heroes

Dear C Section Mommas, As C Section Awareness Month comes to a close, I wanted to give a word of encouragement to all you strong, brave women who made this decision – who chose life – for your precious little ones. You gave birth to your baby. Can I say that again? YOU GAVE BIRTH…

Read More

What to Expect After the C Section

I’m a big believer in the value of setting the right expectations in order to be able to respond to any given situation in the best way possible. You can imagine then how unpleasant it has been for me to learn that motherhood is basically one lifelong battle between my expectations and reality, and reality…

Read More

Submit: My C Section Birth Story

The month of April is recognized as C Section Awareness Month, so I am taking the opportunity to raise awareness with a few posts on the subject from my own personal experience and perspective. C sections take place for all kinds of reasons, and a lot of people have opinions regarding the frequency even necessity…

Read More

Good Enough is Good Enough Book Review

As a new mom, I’ve got a hankering for all the honest conversation I can get on this parenting gig. Maybe it’s just me, but I feel such immense pressure out there on moms to be a certain way, look a certain way, act a certain way, and for the love of all things holy,…

Read More