As my only son's first birthday quickly approaches, I can't help but hope that I'll never forget the "little things." This year has brought our family so much joy and taught me so much.
Once I was comfortable with his weight gain and nutritional needs, I stopped our scheduled late night feedings and let him sleep through the night. I felt like the luckiest mom in the world. I often felt guilty when other new moms would complain about their baby's sleep habits--and then, it happened...my perfect sleeper turned into a tiny terror.
It's amazing how many of us love to talk about coffee, especially moms. The phrase 'But first, coffee' is featured on t-shirts, signs and social media posts everywhere. I recently made it my mission to find a coffee that could help me reach my fitness goals and satisfy my taste buds.
Before I became a mom, I didn't realize how often both working moms and stay at home moms are compared and equally criticized. I didn't even know 'Mommy Wars' existed...but I'm here to tell you that it's a real thing, especially on social media--and it needs to stop.
It can be overwhelming to travel with a baby, but I've found that the more you know, the better prepared you will be. I hope by sharing my own experiences that you will be better prepared to travel with your baby.
How you decide to feed your newborn is one of the first big decisions you will make as a new mom--to breastfeed or formula feed? It's a very personal choice for most moms...but what happens when your feeding method doesn't go according to the plan?
You've heard the phrases a thousand times before--"She changed" or
"He changed." These phrases are known for being used to explain why a relationship ended--whether it be a friendship, dating relationship or marriage. Why are we so quick to give up on each other just because we change? Do we really expect a person to stay the same forever?