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…

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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…

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The Stage You’re in is the Hardest

Motherhood never ceases to amaze me. I keep waiting for something to “click” and for life to settle down. Don’t get me wrong, I love it, but I always feel like I am waiting for something. I console myself by saying “it will get easier when *insert thing I think will make my life a…

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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,…

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What I Learned While Breastfeeding – Part 3

If you’ve stuck it out with my breastfeeding posts this far, I feel like you deserve a medal. Which let’s be honest, you do anyway cause you’re a mom, you made a human and are keeping it alive while relatively staying sane yourself. Well done!

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Baby-Led Weaning: A Year in The Life

At my baby’s six-month checkup about a year ago (hold on, I’ll finish when I stop crying over how big my baby is) I was all geared up to speak to her doctor about starting solids. I couldn’t wait to humble-brag about how I was going to make her all-organic -homemade food in my fancy…

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