Today saw the arrival of my friend’s new baby boy, Mister D.
Just a day after her due date — now come on, good performance for a first-time mom!
And it almost felt like I was experiencing birth, and the after birth, all over again. Though my son was born less than 1 year and a half ago, it . . . → Read More: Experiencing birth all over again
When I was pregnant with T, we were told he was due to arrive March 23rd.
Because we did not find out if we were going to have a boy or a girl (though it turns out my prediction was right on!), this due date was — in my mind anyway — the only thing I knew for sure. . . . → Read More: Overdue Date
I’ve thought about this so much ever since I gave birth to my son, it’s time to share…
First off, nursing does not come easy. Breastfeeding is awesome for baby, it’s not always awesome for the mom. Hopefully a lot of moms eventually get there, but it takes 1) time, 2) practice, and 3) strong will.
I knew from the start . . . → Read More: Nursing: What to expect as a new mom
My son in a chicken costume around 5 months
I’d say nothing really prepares you for labor and motherhood; until you experience both and your emotions take over, you cannot anticipate how it’s going to change you as a person, shuffle your priorities, and your life – forever.
There is more. No matter how often I heard it over the past . . . → Read More: Baby gone