Yay – you’re pregnant! Some of the best things I did when I found out I was pregnant was read funny pregnancy books. The science based ones are great for information, but the funny pregnancy books really put my mind at ease.
When you’re pregnant, everyone tells you to PREPARE. This post will help you prepare for postpartum life. This is my list of postpartum must haves – for postpartum vaginal birth and postpartum c-section birth.
Preparing for baby can seriously be so dang stressful. The last thing you need is to pack 4 full sized suitcases for your hospital trip. A small duffel bag is all you need for this realistic hospital bag checklist.
Breastfeeding a newborn doesn’t have to be stressful Who is Melanie? Melanie is a stay home twin mom to 4 kids. With her early childhood degree, education in breastfeeding and experience as a mom, she helps guide other moms (in a non judgmental tone) through some of parenting’s toughest journeys and will keep you laughing […]
Need a little guidance? Check out all the workshops I offer. One workshop is released each month throughout 2020. The printable and audio file are on the first day of the month. You may also purchase a 15 minute consult to go along with it! COMING SOON…
In the mom’s Facebook group I started, moms are often asking about Postpartum Depression vs Baby Blues. I reached out to a fellow mom blogger and social worker and asked if she could clarify for us. Thank you, Sami! Postpartum Depression vs. Baby Blues Think about it. Your hormones and emotions are at an all […]
A friend of mine came to me with the need to vent. She loves her 2 children absolutely dearly and there is no denying that. But sometimes she is brought back to when life was much easier…with just one child. Moms who have more than one kid – do you ever think how much easier […]
**DISCLAIMER: This is not directed at anyone in particular, nor is it meant to make anyone feel bad for asking a pregnant woman “are you ready?”** I know Fridays are saved for educational posts, but this is my blog so I make the rules 😉 I have realized that when you are pregnant, there are […]
Do I have your attention yet? OH MAN these were delicious. We were going over to a friends’ house for dinner and I wanted to bring a dessert. I have been eating lots of apples this pregnancy (so has D) so I searched for an apple recipe. Then I saw the word “cheesecake” and I […]
Hello blog readers! I am reaching out to all moms and dads….I need your help! When I thought about blogging, I knew there was one blog post I really, really wanted to do. I wanted to create a series of posts that helped pregnant moms, their partners, new parents, etc. When I was pregnant, there […]