20 things every expectant first time mom should know!

*Disclosure: Some of the links in this article contain affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  There are so many things that all moms want to share and advice all those mommies-to-be. These are my 20 pieces of advice for […]

weaning a toddler that breastfeeds

Tips on weaning a toddler that breastfeeds

Weaning a toddler the gentle way Breastfeeding is a wonderful thing. It creates a strong bond between the mother and the baby. It is the ultimate nourishment for your baby and offers comfort long after the newborn phase. I breastfed my daughter until her second birthday. I always imagined that I would nurse her until […]

The emotional spectrum I go through while dealing with a fussy baby

I’m talking about that evening fussiness. The “I’m about to cry FOR HOURS, nap for a few minutes only to trick you into thinking that this is THE ONE, I am asleep, only to wake up 4 minutes later and scream even louder” stage. I usually start full with hope, “I got this” attitude, only […]

How to keep your sanity as a new mom

Welcome to motherhood!! When I was in the hospital giving birth, midst the contractions, one of the nurses told me that this is the easy part. Wait until your kid is born to see how things get harder. I honestly couldn’t imagine anything worse than your whole body shaking in pain, for hours. But little […]