Posts tagged with: baby

After Labor, Now What?

The feeling of bringing a child into the world is an indescribable feeling, and cannot be compared to anything else in life. It's almost unreal, supernatural, simply magical! To feel... Read More

The Selfish Reason I Stopped Breastfeeding…

If you’ve been following me and my writing for any length of time you know that I am a proud breastfeeding mama! I mean I was so excited that with... Read More

Body after Baby

It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch their pregnancy as you are watching your own. They aren’t... Read More

Breastfeeding & Sex – The great divide

Breastfeeding, the most beautiful and natural experience that many mothers will have with their little ones. While I’m not here to debate if breast is best, when making the decision... Read More

To The NICU And Beyond

Days 1-2: After an entire 17 hours of labor, all I wanted to do was hold and kiss my baby and begin my breastfeeding journey. But I couldn’t. Due to... Read More

I actually made an appointment for an abortion…

Once upon a time… I was a young naive 17-year-old college freshman from the hood of East Orange, walking the campus of The College of New Jersey in the suburbs... Read More

Why Would You Ask Me That?!

“Are you carrying twins?”“Is that a boy?”“Why are you breastfeeding in public?”“Have you seen the study on the negative effects of carrots?”Okay, I made that last one up, but as... Read More

Gained a baby lost my sex life

I’d be lying if I said becoming a mother hasn’t taken over in all areas of my life. —at work, if something comes up, my response, “well y’all just gotta... Read More

Anticipating the D….

What do you do when your mind is consumed by one thing and one thing only? No matter how hard you try to stop thinking about it, you just can’t... Read More

His Death Healed Me

His death was the moment when all those emotions I had swept under the rug weren't just creeping out, somebody had removed the whole darn rug and they were out... Read More

The Day I Became A Mom

In honor of Mother's Day, our mommies shared their stories of the day they became moms!... Read More

7 Lessons I’ve Learned in the First Year of Motherhood

I’ve made it through my first year of motherhood! Sh*t that was fast! The first year as a single mom has been a beautiful nightmare. One of the most rewarding,... Read More

Bringing Home TRIPLETS!

I felt like I waited for this day forever and couldn’t wait to get home, but now the day has come and I didn’t want to leave the hospital. I’m... Read More

After This Maybe I Am One and Done

Pregnancy was nothing new to me as I made a few poor decisions in my late teens, early twenties that resulted in 2 abortions and a miscarriage that would have... Read More

No More Pretend Mommi

As a kid growing up, I use to love playing with my dolls and pretend I was the mom and they were my babies. I use to always take my... Read More

The Day I Became Your Mother: A Letter to my Daughter

The day I became your mother, my world changed instantly. I wasn’t ready to be a mother, but I am so grateful I put my faith in God and saw... Read More

The Day I Was Reborn

Let’s rewind to when I first found out I was pregnant. I just moved to Fredericksburg,VA and started working at a new job. Almost 2.5 months later on August 25th,... Read More

The day I became a mother- Adoption Story

We decided to adopt our son through the foster care system. I talk a whole lot about that here. For us, private adoption was never really on the table for... Read More

“Gimme a minute” -My birth story and how I wasn’t ready to hold my babies

Was one of the best days of my life; I just didn’t know it yet. I held the very essence of my new life wrapped in a 6 ½lb bundle.... Read More

The Day the Magic Began…

It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn't believe she... Read More

When Nothing Goes As Planned: The Day I Became A Mom

I am filled with so many different emotions whenever I reflect on the day that I became a mom. This eventful day consisted of highs, lows, excitement, fear, frustration, happiness... Read More

Trip-WHAT?!? Be careful what you wish for… How we went from two to FIVE!

Hey Mommies, Have you ever feel like you had everything you wanted in life and your life couldn’t get any better? That’s exactly how I felt. I married to my... Read More

My 3 Year Old Secret!

Let’s just get it out the way now, I must confess, when I found out I was having a girl, I cried!!  Now, before you judge me, hear me out.... Read More