Tag: mommy guilt

April is C-Section Awareness Month. Here is My Story.

When I found that April is C-Section Awareness Month, I knew that I needed to share my birthing story. In 2014 I had an emergency c-section with my firstborn . Consequently, I then had a planned c-section with my second born in 2016. Both experiences were like night and day. After my second one, I really thought that I was over the stigma around having c-section… but then I tried to write my story.

Monday Musings

You guys, I had a tough weekend.  My two-year old had a miserable cold and was, well, miserable.  My 4 ½ year old was forced to stay home due to his sick brother and he has the energy of, well a 4 ½ year old.   My Sunday Funday started bright and early at 5:03am

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Four (more) Reasons You’re a Good Mother

Recently I’ve been feeling like I’ve been slacking in the “good mom” department.  I feel overwhelmed and stressed and pulled in too many directions at the same time.  And, after talking with some of my fellow moms, apparently I’m not alone in feeling this way.  Last year I wrote about why you are a good

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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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