I can't count how many times I've said, "no" since April was born. It's the word of the day, the week, the month, it's pretty much the word until further notice. I think I say it so much now that she mimics me when I do. She'll look at me, smile, raise her index finger… Continue reading “No” is the Word
I'm not going to lie, I've been hesitant about writing about body image because it's such a touchy topic for everyone. I look back at pictures from ten years ago and say, "Wow, I looked really good then." However, I do recall thinking my body was so horrible back when I was taking those pictures.… Continue reading Embracing My Mom Bod
A few people have asked me, "How did you end up with the perfect baby?" I disagreed because of course, every baby has their good and bad days. I personally don't think my baby is perfect, however I believe I have been blessed with a baby who enjoys my company as well as everyone elses.… Continue reading The Perfect Baby?
My daughter will be seven months this weekend, and she is pretty much attempting to make full blown conversations through her baby talk. Because the word April hears the most is "Hi," she has pretty much said it a few times. The only thing I wonder is, does that count as a first word? She… Continue reading Does it Count Yet?
I've found it a bit difficult to disassociate myself from just being a mom. My daughter is always my first priority, however, I've noticed that I sometimes forget to take the time out of my day to just have some time to myself. Now that my daughter's sleeping schedule is consistent, I've pretty much made… Continue reading “Me” Time, Much Needed Time
April 27, 2018. My daughter turned six months and I still cannot believe she came out of me. From a little kidney bean to a seven pound baby, I was so excited to meet her. So much so that the last month of my pregnancy, I wanted her out already. That was probably the longest… Continue reading Six Months Already?!
I've been a little hesitant with introducing my daughter to solids. It's my first time being a mom and I've been really trying to listen to my daughter's pediatrician. I was told to start feeding her cereal at four months. There's a few of them to choose from, so I stood in the baby food… Continue reading Baby Steps with Baby Food
I think this was the most important aspect for me when it came to adjusting to a little one in the house. I am infatuated with sleep. Before becoming a mom, I had to go to sleep for a full eight hours straight in order for me to feel well rested in the morning. After… Continue reading Starting a Sleeping Schedule
I think what pretty much sums it up is this: it is one of the hardest things that I have ever had to adjust to, however, it is the most rewarding. Let's start with the labor. I've NEVER felt pain like that in my entire life. I think I am still traumatized in all honesty.… Continue reading One Month In: My Review on Being a New Mom
In my earlier post, I talked a little bit about how my daughter does not let me sleep? Let me show you all why. You know those horror movies where some alien-type of being is in someone's stomach trying to take over the human species? I think that's the best way I can describe it.… Continue reading My Little One is Active