Breastfeeding · Postpartum

Breastfeeding and Pumping

With my first child I knew I wanted to try and breastfeed, breast is best they said. My mom did it, my sister did it so I wanted to try too. Right after she was born she latched right on the first time perfectly. But holy crap was it a new experience all its own.… Continue reading Breastfeeding and Pumping

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Mommy Only · Parenthood · Uncategorized

Writing and Life

I love words. They can create something beautiful, a whole other world even. The best writer makes you feel like you are part of the story, a book, a poem, even a blog can make it seem like real life. Creating art has always been a big part of my life. Painting, drawing, writing, music… Continue reading Writing and Life

Birth · Postpartum

Healing and Expectations

Healing after giving birth sucks. It is a gross, exhausting, bloody, sore and leaky experience. There is nothing even remotely attractive about it. Growing a human isn’t easy work, and neither is healing from it. This post is about to get real about the healing after birth, you have been warned… The morning after having… Continue reading Healing and Expectations

Mommy Only

One of Those Days

Today has just been one of those days and I just want to vent. I love my kids to death but some days they just drive me up the wall. Today has just been full of whining, grumping, and foot stomping. Plus my kids have been acting up too. I guess everyone just woke up… Continue reading One of Those Days

Parenthood

Sickness and Emetophobia

Sick kids, I wouldn't wish them on my worst enemy. The whining, the crying, the temper tantrums. Then there is the kids you have to deal with too. Runny noses, sore throats, fevers, throw up, it doesn't matter it's coming your way at some point or another. Knowing it though doesn't make it any easier.… Continue reading Sickness and Emetophobia

Parenthood

Chances, Mistakes, and Getting Messy

There are so many articles and blogs out there about raising children. How do you know what works? What doesn't work? What's the new parenting trend? What's going to screw up the kids for life? And articles filled with so much bologna you can hear it singing the Oscar Mayer wiener song. I haven't been… Continue reading Chances, Mistakes, and Getting Messy