1 Year Breastfeeding as a Vegetarian

When my son was a newborn, I didn’t understand how people could enjoy breastfeeding. My nipples were drier than the Sahara desert, and I literally felt like I had boulders attached to my chest. I was discouraged by how hard it was to get a successful latch, because I thought that it would come naturally…

Feeling Overwhelmed by Motherhood? Give Yourself Grace

All in all, give yourself grace. Feeling anxious and overwhelmed doesn’t make you a bad mom. It means you care, and your baby will be thankful someday for all of the thought you put into making sure that they thrive. I’ve found that motherhood is such a raw, emotional experience. I feel so much more, and I’m more in tune with what it means to live. That can be really stressful, but I can’t think of anything much more beautiful in the purest sense. I am a mother. I get to watch life blossom in my son, and I want him to see life blossom in me too.

Breastfeeding Journey: 2 Months Down

If reading about boobs makes you uncomfortable, this is not the blog post for you. Breastfeeding has become a huge part of my everyday life, and I’m still in awe. It’s a beautiful, weird, and nerve-wracking experience that I’m so grateful for. If you find it gross, you’ve been warned!  Towards the end of pregnancy,…

A Night in the Life with a Newborn

When I was pregnant, I was so lasered in on the uncertainty of labor and delivery that I was completely blindsided by what life would be like once my son had entered this world. More specifically, I had no idea just how exhausting getting through nights would be. This little bundle of joy also doubles…

My Birth Story: Not as Planned

This motherhood journey of unconditional love and sacrifice started off with a bang. As you’ll probably be able to tell from my story, giving birth was the hardest experience of my life, and I’ll be recovering from it for a while. That said, I am happy to tell the story of the birth of my…

Coming Soon: The Greatest Gift

Growing up, I wasn’t the girl that fantasized about being a mother. Baby dolls weren’t really my thing, and I didn’t grow up in a family with a lot of children. If I’m not mistaken, my now husband told me in the first year of our relationship (junior year of high school) that he wanted…