I work in birth, I believe in love, I believe in keeping our children safe by being their best advocate from the moment they arrive. I watch families become real every day. So let’s pause…and do something I rarely do here… GUNS I promise this won’t get too left or right. I’m a mother, I’m … More In the wake of my re-born fears…
Life, work, kids, marriage…it’s like a circus act for most moms. We walk a tight rope while juggling our cones or pins or balls or whichever metaphor gets your goose. Today I awoke at 5am to my husband saying “why are you awake?”…I set an alarm every morning to wake up in case he oversleeps. … More Balancing like a wannabe pro
I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question! Usually it comes from a new mom who wants to do everything “right” and keep her little one safe. All the while, the selflessness of being a mom starts to get a bit daunting. I know that feeling!! Coming from a mom’s view … More Is it okay to drink when I’m Breastfeeding??
Pre, Post, Disorders, Syndromes… So much of our lives as women is diagnosed. So often our moods and feelings are “blamed” on disorders. Sometimes, we’re just pissed! Sometimes the reasons our moods change is hormonal, but the underlying reasons for anger are constant. Sometimes those hormones are just whacky enough for us to be angry … More “disorder”
A new mom, a new breastfeeding mom. I’ve been there. I gave birth to my oldest at the ripe old age of 18 and tried the whole breastfeeding thing because, honestly, I wanted anything that only I could provide. I felt totally dependent on everyone around me for everything else so this was a great … More Oh, mommy…that’s a LOT of advice
The idea of being alone on vacation with all 6 kids is a bit unnerving. Never the less, I am attempting… Day one was exhausting. I fell asleep so hard I awoke at 4am wired. The pool, the beach, the pier, the playground. I really just want to go for a run and read a … More TAKE YOUR OWN ADVICE. That’s my advice.
Today is my niece’s birthday. She was my reason for not wanting to give up until I had a little girl. She was blone haired and blue eyed and full of questions and made up stories that made me smile all day. I got my girl years later…she’s blonde haired and blue eyed and holds … More To tie or not to tie? My tubes are crying.
I have an appointment. One very dear to me…#normalizebreastfeeding… the last week of this month a photographer is coming out to snap some shots of me breastfeeding my little girl. Ok, she’s not so little. She’s actually almost 30 lbs at 18 months old. She’s huge, heavy, loud, rambunctious, spirited, and strong willed. And I … More #normalizebreastfeeding (except it sucks!)
So here’s where I tell you all about ME… like you really want to hear a 35 year old mother of 6 talk about herself…I’m on my second marriage, 5 handsome sons, 1 breathtakingly beautiful little daughter…my life sounds amazing so far! I’m an expat at heart after escaping with my family in tote to … More Hello world!