i did things my way, and I’m so glad I did. i am talking about motherhood. my way wasn’t the easiest but it made these moments that i get to enjoy now so much sweeter. just at the beginning of the year I couldn’t imagine the life I’m living now. i feel like such a… Continue reading motherhood, my way.
dear body, i promise to love you better. you are amazing after all. you formed life within your womb. and gave birth to perfection. you even created sustenance to nourish that miracle. wow. i’ve seen you expand + shrink on more than one occasion. you are magical, in fact. i think that you deserve the… Continue reading dear body…
This morning I was thinking about how I prepped and prepared for motherhood by taking classes and reading books. I researched. I prayed. I had my own ideas about the kind of mother I would be. & then BOOM, had Maddie. [haha] A lot of things I have experienced in the last year I definitely… Continue reading three surprises I’ve faced in motherhood
Last week marked my last week of pumping at work [yay!]. My daughter turned 1 a few weeks ago [still in disbelief that I have a toddler] and decided that she no longer wanted her milk at daycare. I have been pumping at work for 10 months, since I returned from 12 weeks of maternity… Continue reading tips for the full-time working + pumping mom
I have heard the term “holy grail” used for the best of the best hair products after being engulfed in the natural hair world over the last 8 years. But as a new mom, I have finally found baby products for Maddie that I would consider as such. Now I am not much of a… Continue reading holy grail of baby products
reposting my birth story (originally posted 4/21/17) here on my new blog. enjoy! I'm sitting here writing this blog in the notes section of my phone because Maddie is sleep on me and I refuse to disturb her to get my iPad. Yes, life has changed. And it's beautiful. I want to share my labor… Continue reading re-sharing my birth story