They Grow Up So Quickly

It's nine o'clock am. The TV keeps annoyingly telling me to touch my head, shoulders, knees, and toes. My half-drunken tea is cold and my baby (well, he's not really a "baby" anymore, having reached the toddler stage at sixteen months) is glaring at me. He stands defiantly. His pudgy finger points to the tag … Continue reading They Grow Up So Quickly

The Struggle with Baby Blues and How They Can Affect a Marriage

Let's talk for a minute about baby blues. If you never experienced it, I am very happy for you. If you have (or are), I was right there with you, sister. And it sucks. Before delving into the fresh hell that is baby blues, I would like to briefly tell you about the journey that … Continue reading The Struggle with Baby Blues and How They Can Affect a Marriage

Anxiety and a Tiny Baby: Questioning If My Baby is “Normal”

Moms who overthink like me, the struggle is real. I know some of the struggles mothers face are probably universal, but there are times when those of us that tend to think compulsively are tormented by questions pertaining to the health and happiness of our children. Is my child eating enough? Does my child's cough … Continue reading Anxiety and a Tiny Baby: Questioning If My Baby is “Normal”

My Parenting Expectations Pre-Birth Were Pointless

Parenting is hard. It is a full-time job that requires you to keep a tiny human alive while you adjust (and let's face it, sacrifice) many, if not all, aspects of your life. Now, you may already be thinking, Well, duh! Any one could have told you that! And to be frank, I was one of those … Continue reading My Parenting Expectations Pre-Birth Were Pointless