The Joy in My Miscarriage I know what you’re thinking: joy, miscarriage? Those don’t belong in the same sentence together. Hear me out. Before I get to… Read more “Finding Joy in My Miscarriage”
Stop scaring us. Stop doubting us. Stop making us feel broken and incapable. Stop treating my body as something that can and will fail.Respect my yes and respect my no. Support me and watch me rock my birth.
Malachai: My MessengerI had a revelation today at Bible study. We are studying the names of God and today we were in Genesis 16. Sarai and Abram… Read more “Malachai: Messenger of God “
I notice reoccurring posts in mom-groups on Facebook that honestly bothers me to my core. I get so bothered that I get upset and angry. It’s like… Read more “You Don’t Have To Listen To The Pediatrician “
October is infant loss awareness month, and loss is still taboo to speak of in our culture. This needs to change. Losing a child no matter the… Read more “From Miscarriage to Rainbow Baby “
Your baby is not giving you a hard time, he is having a hard time. Help him. See it from his perspective.
Everything our western culture says about babies, just forget it all. Yes. Just forget it all and follow your motherly instincts. I could write on this for days, but for now, all I’m going to say is your motherly instincts are strong and are usually right. Listen to yourself.
These are all the things I wish I had known about breast feeding before I started. It would have made the journey so much easier, especially in the beginning since that is the most difficult time.
Everyone will parent differently, and I get that and respect your decision 100%, the point of this is to share what helped us the most and to share what I have learned.
Just. Keep. Going. You can do it! There are thousands of other moms around the world going through the same thing, you are not alone in your breast feeding journey even though you may feel like you are. And those moms who have been doing it for a long time who make it look easy, we’ve been in your exact position, thinking the same things.
All you first time mother’s out there, you’re doing great! You are strong and capable! Don’t be so hard on yourself and it’s okay if your beliefs differ from the way you were raised. And it’s okay to lose your shit as a first time mom when you become overwhelmed. Let’s face it, being a first time mom is difficult! Even “seasoned” moms lose their shit. It’s okay.
Before I went to college and found my happy place with a career in veterinary medicine, I wanted to be a stay at home mom. I didn’t… Read more “Stay at Work, or Stay at Home?”