Miscarriage. Such a harsh word. People don't like to hear it. People don't like to say it. But the truth is, it is so much more common than we are aware of, so why aren't we talking about it? Before the birth of my beautiful, healthy baby boy, I had a miscarriage. Whoa. The hardest … Continue reading This Might Be Uncomfortable…
Today, I want to talk about something that affects everyone as new parents- SLEEP. The holy grail of parenting and something I took for granted before having children. If you have kids, you've most definitely gone weeks and maybe even months thinking "Will I ever sleep again?!" I'm here to tell you.... you can and … Continue reading Baby Sleep- What Saved Me
As a new mom, I was clueless as to what I would actually need when it came to baby. I didn't want to go overboard with frivolous things I knew I probably wouldn't use- but I also didn't want to find myself in a crisis without the "right tool"! As a courtesy to all my … Continue reading My Top Baby Must-Haves
Pregnant. There was no way that test said pregnant. Definitely a false positive. But, having been pregnant before, I know that false negatives can be common, but false positives..... not so common. After bursting into tears and running to my husband, demanding he go buy me another pregnancy test.... 4 tests later and it sank … Continue reading Oops, we did it again!
Everyone- from my mother, my doctor, to the cashier at Target- gave me advice on life with a new baby. Nothing prepared me for what was actually to come. We welcomed our first born, beautiful baby boy in November 2017. In the dead of winter in Upstate NY. Translation: I didn't leave my house for … Continue reading Surviving the First Month of Motherhood