Tag: new mom

Yes, I am a mother.

Ya know, the funny thing about change is that it’s not always welcomed. And let me tell you, it certainly wasn’t welcomed by me. I wasn’t prepared. I wasn’t ready. Everything happened way too fast.

Five Reasons Why My Mom Friends Rule

As women, even when we are not compatible, we should respect one another and their own personal choices for themselves and their families, but a). not everyone has gotten that message yet, and b). even if they do, it means they will do you no mommy harm, but it does not necessarily mean you will be great friends.

Mom Tips: How to Stay Sane

Are you the ideal mom? You’re in the kitchen cleaning while the baby is playing and husband walks in from work–starving!  So you get him something to eat, feed the baby, and sit and enjoy your family for a few minutes.  At this point you’re feeling like supermom.  The laundry is being done, kitchen clean

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Guilty: I’m Lying When I Say I’m Okay

Back track to a few weeks ago on a Saturday night… Mom’s first night out solo–Wahooooo! Am I right?  Who can relate? I was kind of excited to run out the door. This was my first time going out for longer than two hours in the past three and a half months. I was going

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Decisions, Decisions

Many mothers in present day America have to wrestle with the decision whether or not to return to work after having a baby. Everyone’s journey is different.  This is my story. When I was pregnant with my first child it was essentially a forgone conclusion that I would return to work once the baby arrived.

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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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