parenting, Postpartum Depression, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Surviving Postpartum Depression: You are not alone

This week ABC television show: Black-ish , aired the episode 'Mother Nature'. This episode captured the very real phenomenon of Postpartum Depression (PPD). While watching this episode, I begin to reflect on the miracle of pregnancy and the journey of pregnancy that is not always so pretty:  Postpartum Depression. Postpartum Depression is real and it is… Continue reading Surviving Postpartum Depression: You are not alone

labor and delivery, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Dear High Risk Moms

Dear High Risk Moms, While I'm not proclaiming to know exactly what you are going through and cannot fully understand every thought you are having. I know you have chosen to have a baby and with that baby comes  dreams and hopes of an amazing pregnancy journey and a beautiful healthy baby.   However at… Continue reading Dear High Risk Moms

amazing mom contributor, doula, parenting, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Baby Shower

Your pregnancy journey may be filled with nausea, joy, fatigue, excitement, happiness pregnancy symptoms you never knew could occur... basically a roller coaster of emotions and experiences...then you take an expected turn and arrive at your..... Baby Shower 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 Hosted by your family and friends to Celebrate you and your new baby This is the time for… Continue reading Baby Shower

parenting, pregnancy, Uncategorized

To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed? That is the Question

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1st thru August 7th. In honor of the closing of World Breastfeeding Week which was between the dates of 8/1/2017- 8/7/2017. I wanted to write a post that focused on breastfeeding. You may be wondering what does this even mean? What is World Breastfeeding Week? Does it mean all moms… Continue reading To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed? That is the Question

family, pregnancy, Uncategorized

A Long Awaited Escape

As a mother, my time is divided between my husband, my children, my job and what's left over is trying to maintain a chaotic household. Some days I pat myself on the back because I helped my kids with their homework, cooked dinner and even managed to do a load or two of laundry. Other… Continue reading A Long Awaited Escape

family, pregnancy, Uncategorized

A Different Kind Of Perfect

As a mother of 5 children, I look back and realize I never had a plan on how many children I wanted. I can't imagine what my life would be like if I thought about child bearing as most people with common sense do. Kids are expensive. How will we pay for college? I'm too… Continue reading A Different Kind Of Perfect