So you had a baby. GREAT. Good for you. You grew an entire person in your body. Whoop-dee-freaking-doo. NOW MOVE ON WITH YOUR LIFE AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR BABY. >>Raise your hand if that's what it felt like for you after you gave birth.<< Admittedly I cannot see you, but I feel like there's… Continue reading Why It’s Hard to Be a Strong Momma (and How to Take Back Your Body)
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation.… Continue reading When Health & Nutrition Are Easy
The alarm on my phone went off at 4:05PM on Friday afternoon. I found my shoes and a jacket and quickly walked out the front door. I tried to keep my pace quick, but it didn't feel quick enough - I didn't want to be late.I saw my neighborhood friends and said a quick hello… Continue reading Out of Reach.
Maybe it's because I don't have a real job, but every year on Labor Day all I can think about is labor. As in "going in to labor"? Like having a baby? You know? You do know. Ok. Moving on.I'm weird. I know this has been established. But the thing I keep thinking about when… Continue reading Labor Day? No, I’m good, thanks.
My "baby" is about to have her second birthday, and I am completely unprepared. Unprepared for the party, unprepared for her to turn two, unprepared for life to go so fast.I can remember the moment she was born as, well, as much as I can remember anything (because - let's face it - everything in… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love (and Prayer).