You’ve had your precious little one. They are so cute and everything is perfect with the world…well, almost everything. Having a baby does a lot to a woman’s body and the evidence can stay there for a long time.
Every generation has their share of motherly myths – from how to induce labor to determining gender in the womb. There are even myths about breastfeeding -- will going out without your little one affect your milk supply? We have the answers.
Becoming a mom is an incredible journey full of tears, joy, laughter, sleepless nights, and so much more. But you already know that as a mom. For those men in your life, watching them become a new dad is also an incredible journey.
My sister and I are only 14.5 months apart, and really only 11 months if you consider her corrected age at the time, as she was born 3.5 months premature. Only since becoming a parent do I look at early family photos and realize my mother had two babies at once!
I can all but guarantee that if you work your way through motherhood doing only what is best for your child, you will risk burning out. One of the hardest parts of the journey is finding balance between what is best for your baby and what is best for you, or at least not harming yourself in the process.
Your first Mother’s Day is kind of a Big Deal. Your life has been flipped upside-down and you should celebrate and be celebrated. As I know, life as a new mom is amazing, but it is also a huge transition. Finding you and your baby's own rhythm can be challenging and sometimes tiresome, but once you become synchronized, every day you will fall in love with being a new mom all over again.
There is a lot of talk about how much you should be feeding your baby. It’s all about The Goldie Locks Complex- not too much, not too little, but just right. But all babies are different, so how much is too much or too little for your baby? Cue the dreaded response: It depends.