If you are a mother, then it isn't news to you that pregnancy and breastfeeding change a LOT about your old body. Things that were taut and smooth are now saggy and textured... it's a big old bummer, but as there's nothing you can do about it that isn't crazy expensive, most of us are … Continue reading The PERFECT “mom-bod” undies
When I was pregnant with my son, I did a MASSIVE amount of research. I wanted to know anything and everything about how to take care of him. I found so many resources online about breastfeeding, but the one thing I didn’t hear about was exclusive pumping. I saw the phrase a few times, but … Continue reading Breastfeeding: One Size Doesn’t Fit All [Guest Post]
Mama, I totally get it. I'm just like you. I don't like to exercise, I don't have the self-control to stop eating what I love, and I just can't seem to stick to anything! If this sounds like you, it's time to act. I'm a busy, tired, stressed mom JUST. LIKE. YOU. There are no gimmicks … Continue reading Busy Mama Lifestyle Change Program
I had heard about postpartum depression. In fact, I even expected to have it since the women in my family have a history of anxiety and depression. But I don't think you can truly understand until you've been there. The day I had my son, I was not excited to meet him. I wasn't alarmed … Continue reading Postpartum Depression: What You Should Know
One of my least favorite questions, which I actually get quite a lot (especially by well-meaning childhood friends) is this: "Are you happy?" While it seems like a pretty harmless question, I absolutely hate what it implies: that being a mother, and only a mother, is not a real job and me being happy doing … Continue reading The Secret To Being Truly Content
"After having two boys, your father and I thought we were never going to have a girl! It just seemed weird and impossible." I've heard the story of my birth too many times to count, and every single time my mom says this. Apparently, they never thought I was going to happen. My mama says … Continue reading 5 Things I Love About Being A Boy Mom
Becoming a mommy is such a crazy, life-changing experience. There are so many choices to make, things to learn and new roles to fill. For some of us, whether or not to stay at home is pretty much decided for us. Some of you are single mommies. Of course, you don't have this option and … Continue reading Should You Be A Stay-At-Home Mom?