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”

Baby #2 So Soon

Imagine, my first baby is 7 months old, I am still tackling this whole new mom life, and the daily struggles of postpartum depression. My period is late but it still is not ‘regular’ yet since delivering. No big deal, I have other things to worry about, I will start in the next few days.Continue reading “Baby #2 So Soon”

Maternity leave nightmare; living with PPD

I envisioned my maternity leave to be this long blissful experience and a little bit of a break from the day to day grind. I was in for an abrupt, rude awakening! PPD was something everyone told me to watch for when I was pregnant. They never told me what to watch for, or whatContinue reading “Maternity leave nightmare; living with PPD”