Tag: babies

I will never…and now I do: Mother Edition

Prior to having kids, you look at other parents and you may scoff. You roll your eyes at the disarrayed hair and makeup, the sweat pants. You say to yourself, “I will NEVER be one of THOSE parents”. I like so many women before…

Lonely as a Mother

Loneliness. That’s what I feel as I sit here alone in my daughters room. We just spent almost two hours working together to get her to sleep in her crib. I find it so disheartening how our sleep is right now. Just a few…

5 Things You’ll Hear when Breastfeeding a Toddler

1. So does she like, drink real milk? Like, yes she does. Breast milk is real milk. You know, milk specifically designed for our children to custom fit their needs, which change day by day. That doesn’t change at midnight the day they turn…

To the mom…

…who wishes she could take a break, but sees those two chubby hands reaching for her again. …who wishes she could fill her cup with goals and ambitions, but dreams are constantly interrupted by the call to momma. …who wishes she could have a…

Intentional Time Wasting

I posted a few weeks ago that my word for 2019 is, “intentional”. You can read that post here. I’ve been working to find ways to incorporate this as much as possible throughout my days. As a behavior analyst, I LOVE data! I often…

The Magic of Being in the Trenches

In today’s rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the Joy of just being. -Eckhart Tolle A few evenings ago, just like every other night, I went through my bedtime routine with Adaline. Bath. Boob. Put her…

Time Flies when You’re Sleep Deprived

I pray 2018 was as good to you as it was to my family. I made the comment to my husband over the holidays that this is Adaline’s first New Year’s. I then went on to list the next upcoming holidays that will be…