Tag: first time mom

A Letter From My Friend: Of All the Adventures I’ve Had, This is the Best One Yet

Last year I wrote a letter to my friend.  She was pregnant with her first child and there I was with two of my own, certainty an expert by then (ha!), so I filled her in on some things I wish I knew before becoming a mom.  Well, a year has passed since I wrote that letter and today my friend

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Confessions of a first-time mom

Nothing brings the confessions out faster than being a new parent.  I can’t be too shy about sharing my parenting faux pas since they’ve become my new reality anyways.  There’s no hiding from them!  Come wade with me through my dirty laundry pile—literally or figuratively, ‘cause I’ve got a lot of that going on too…

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Experiences of a First-Time Mom (In GIFs)

How it feels to meet your baby for the first time: When you take your baby home, open the door and walk inside, then wonder what you’re suppose to do now: When there is just SO.MUCH.CRYING: When you encounter your baby’s first poopy diaper blowout: When your partner wants to “get busy” for the first

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What I’d go back and tell first-time-mom me

As a first time mom, in my child’s first year of life, I worried about my daughter’s development, eating habits and sleeping schedule. With hindsight being 20/20 and all, I now have perspective more than a year removed, especially after accepting that there’s no one right way to parent. Here’s what I’d go back and

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