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Why hasn’t anyone ever told me that?

I can’t count the number of times I wished more people talked about the specifics of transitioning into motherhood. I’m here to share all things I wish I had known before having my first baby. This is a place to hear real advise from real parents on topics like: breastfeeding, postpartum depression, babyproofing, finding childcare, behavior, navigating maternity leave, becoming a working mom.

10 Postpartum items I didn’t know I needed (#6 and #8 Are an absolute MUST!)

I never gave much thought about what happens after giving birth. I knew Giving birth would be painful and I would have bleeding, but I had no idea how gross I would actually feel. I had what they call 3rd degree tearing. I didn’t even know what this meant until I googled it once IContinue reading “10 Postpartum items I didn’t know I needed (#6 and #8 Are an absolute MUST!)”

The decision between being a stay at home mom or a working mom and how it effected my PPD

Initially this seemed like an easy decision. Most women are faced with the decision and life changes of being a stay at home mom or a working mom. Now first let me say both roles require WORK…no doubt about it! My entire life I always just assumed I would be a working mom if IContinue reading “The decision between being a stay at home mom or a working mom and how it effected my PPD”

I Need Alone Time But I Miss My Baby

Alone time?! I’ve learned since becoming a mom that alone time is necessary! That break is needed for both mental and physical health! the frustrations, anger, stress, overwhelmed mind all fade after a nice break. I get it, you’re elbows deep in diapers, feedings, tears, naps, cleaning, laundry. A mom break is not as easyContinue reading “I Need Alone Time But I Miss My Baby”

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