Tag: newborn

The One Thing You Should Never Say to a New Mom

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I hesitated to share these thoughts because I don’t want to be seen as negative, witchy, or ungrateful. But after thinking about it for...

Why it’s OK for a mom to need time away from...

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As an only child, I’ve always had a deep-rooted appreciation for alone time. It’s how I recharge my battery after a long, trying day....

Postpartum Bleeding Gone Wrong

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On January 11th, 2017 I went in for a routine repeat C-section. We were having our fourth child, a baby boy that came to...

So Your Baby Is Coming Out The Trap Door :: Preparing...

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April is International Cesarean Awareness Month. As someone who has had two cesareans, or "c-sections," this is a subject close to my heart. My...

On Becoming a First Time Aunt

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When my sister called to tell me that she was pregnant, it was such an exciting time for our family. I talked to her...

3 Reasons to Love a Video Monitor

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When I was pregnant and registering for baby gear there was one thing that didn’t make the list: a video monitor. My husband and...

Google Today, Sleep Tomorrow

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If you’re anything like me, a Type A, psycho of a parent when it comes to your baby’s sleep, I am here to help...

Making It Through the Breastfeeding Blues

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I chose to breastfeed my daughter – and I’m so glad I did. We had a truly amazing experience, one that I would not...

Stop Telling Me “Breast is Best”

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Breastfeeding sucks. There. I said it. I know, I know. "Breast is best ... Do what's best for the baby ..." Well, what if I can't? Not won't, but...