Time has never passed as slowly in my life. And yet, somehow it feels like the days pass so slowly! The time discrepency as a mom can be confusing! Read more!
Finding out I needed a c-section to deliver my baby was not in my birth plan. Yet I found myself in the OR instead of the delivery room.
It’s always in the wee hours of the night that it hits the hardest. The baby is up for the umpteenth time, or she won’t resettle, or he won’t let you put him down. You wonder what you’ve done wrong tonight. What did you change that made tonight different from last night. You go over Read More
I spent a long time wishing for this life. Pregnancy did not come easily for me. I spent years dreaming of being a mum. After my husband and I got married, we relocated from downtown Chicago to a tiny town on the west coast of Iceland. This meant that growing our family was definitely on Read More
I am an anxious person. Having been officially diagnosed with an anxiety disorder several years ago, this is not new territory for me. However, the anxiety over becoming a first time mom (or dad perhaps) is unlike anything I could have expected. My pregnancy journey was not a simple one, in fact, even our journey Read More
It’s all a journey. From the two pink lines on the test, to the ultrasounds, to the first time you hear your baby cry, everyone has different experiences. No two pregnancies are the same. Just as no two pregnancies are the same, no two postpartum experiences are the same. In an effort to open up Read More
When my husband and I decided we wanted to expand our family and try for our first baby, we made that decision together. In the privacy of our own home, after some serious thought, planning, and questions, we made the decision on our own. So why is it, now that we have welcomed this tiny Read More
How about those hormones? You always hear about the dreaded “Day 3, Day 4, Day 5” postpartum. You hear the stories of moms bursting into tears staring at their babies, or when their partners say the wrong – heck maybe even the right thing! I listened to these tales for months. I diligently listened to Read More