Posts tagged "babies"

I'm having a Tubal Ligation and I'm conflicted

I'm having a Tubal Ligation and I'm conflicted
The day has been set. Friday I’m ending an era. The pregnancy era. An era I most certainly didn’t even think I would ever venture into ten years ago. Like ever. But here we are three pregnancies later. We have a beautiful, awesome son. Is he a dream come true? Not for me. Having babies... Read more »

Should I have named my babies?

Should I have named my babies?
I’ve been under the weather lately and took a day and a half off of work to rest. While laying in bed watching television, I came across the movie Heaven Is For Real. The movie is based on the best selling novel by Todd Burpo. It is the true story of a 4 year old... Read more »

Infertility Sucks!!

Infertility Sucks!!
I just want to scream it sometimes. At the top of my lungs, from my toes to the very top of my head. Infertility sucks!!!!! It sucks!!!! Sucks! Sucks! Sucks! We have a beautiful son. I am thankful every day that we were blessed with him. I know friends and family that may never have... Read more »
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I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired
I’m so tired. I mean really freaking tired. Exhausted. I haven’t slept since November of 2011. You know, when I got pregnant. For me, someone that loves sleep, that’s a really long time. Just ask my mom. When asked by my high school guidance counselor what my favorite hobby was, I told him sleep. True... Read more »

I'm lighting a candle tonight in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

I'm lighting a candle tonight in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
In October 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Through the efforts of Robyn Bear, founder of www.october15th.com, October 15th has been declared Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. A day where all grieving parents could come together and reflect on their loss and honor their babies. The... Read more »

Three things I learned when we said goodbye to the pacifier

Three things I learned when we said goodbye to the pacifier
We did it. We said goodbye. There were tears. Mine, mostly. I wasn’t ready. But he was. We said goodbye to the pacifier. His “Buddy”. We tried to break him of his first Buddy about 4 months ago. I couldn’t take the crying. My crying. He made me so sad. So, I gave him another.... Read more »
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Motherhood is a crummy job

Motherhood is a crummy job
Motherhood. The crummiest job I’ve ever had. I know what you are thinking, Judgey McJudgerson. Settle down kids. What I mean is, the crumbiest. As in crumbs. Messes. Food everywhere. It starts with baby cookies. Slimy, wet, mashed up cookies. In every crack and crevice of your baby. All over the height chair. In her... Read more »

Can we please stop talking about breastfeeding

Can we please stop talking about breastfeeding
I’m going to just get right down to it. Breastfeed, don’t breastfeed, but for heaven’s sake can we please stop talking about breastfeeding? And blaming things on breastfeeding? It seems the whole world is talking about it. Little known fact, breastfeeding has been going on for centuries. It’s not new. Not even a little. Why... Read more »

Let's take an infant to a concert and other selfish parenting moves

Let's take an infant to a concert and other selfish parenting moves
First off, none of us are perfect parents. None. Of. Us. Nope, not you. Not me. Really, you’re not. Stop acting. But, we are all taught a level of common sense. We are born with a brain. They are made to think, to process. So, when it comes to our kids, why aren’t we using... Read more »
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15 Things I Wish I Knew About Labor and Delivery

15 Things I Wish I Knew About Labor and Delivery
My son just celebrated his second birthday last week. As we were driving home from his birthday celebration, I looked at the clock and realized it was 7:51pm. The moment he arrived in this world. I remembered the relief I felt when he was finally here. I also remember the 29 hours before. I can... Read more »