Postpartum in the NICU

Sometimes the most unexpected and horrific things can happen in a split second. Let me give you the background of how I even experience postpartum in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). Our son at 7 days old was being…

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HomeBirth Story: Baby B #2

11pm on January 26th, 2019 laying in bed my water broke. I hadn’t yet fallen asleep, I was doing some spiritual reading after my friend dropped off some new crystal gifts to my house. I mention this detail, because energy…

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A letter on loss of a baby

This morning was about reflection and letting go. I’m treating myself to a favorite cup of joe, since I haven’t had one in 3 months because I was pregnant. You might be thinking, why would you post this? Well, because…

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Planning Baby B #2

November marks the month I’m going to start treating myself like the mother goddess I am. Ponder this:  Why when pregnant do we take  the best care of ourselves? Why not do this always? Why not live the best for…

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Trying the Ava Bracelet

I recently gave in to the Facebook ads and purchased the Ava Bracelet. I’ve been using it for about 2 months now and so far like it, but wish it did have some more capabilities. For those who don’t know…

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Stoping breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a big deal. We all have goals and timelines in our mind when we go into it. My goal was to get to two year and I stopped at 19 1/2 months. It was honestly the perfect time….

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A Year and A Half

As a mom I think making it to the first Birthday is a really big deal. I mean, come on…You have this new little human you have no experience with, you have to keep them alive, and thriving all while…

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Don’t be a Mom Hater

Look, keeping a child alive and thriving is hard enough work as is. We don’t need to be hating on moms as well. It’s hard to make all the rich decisions, be the best and give the best to these…

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One years old

One year old. This day last year (12-31-15), peacefully at home preparing to enjoy a quite New Year’s Eve as our daughter was going to soon be earth side with us, my labor began (2weeks early). Who would know that…

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Breastfeeding is A LOT of hardwork

I was reminded today of how hard the first two weeks were of breastfeeding. Now with a 9 month old and being a breastfeeding pro, I totally forget how challenging the first couple weeks were for baby and me to…

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Musings

A place for real talk about pregnancy, childbirth, and the years that follow in becoming a new mother or adding new children to the family. This is one of my favorite pages, because I think this is the most meaningful information to share similarities, connect, to not feel alone, get education and another moms viewpoint as well as candid articles on the stuff we should talk more about as women and mothers.  Thanks for wanting to be a part of the journey and hope you find some of this useful, comforting, fun and encouraging.