It sucks to be a mom A few days ago, I posted a photo to Instagram that received so much positive feedback that I needed to expand on it to reach even more mamas. See the original post below and head over to my IG @MommyMyWay to give […]
Snotty noses, sore throats, fevers and cranky babies who don’t sleep: I’m pretty sure that’s what Hell looks like. It’s also what cold and flu season and my present reality look like. My baby has an ear infection, a stomach virus and, if that weren’t enough, […]
You, you there in spit-up stained sweatpants, bloody chapped nipples and tears streaming down your face. Yes, you, the single mom with a newborn. I promise it gets better. I have been where you are. I have gone days without sleep, and not figuratively speaking, […]
All Dried Up – How to stop producing breast milk when you are an exclusive pumper There are so many tips for weaning your baby off breast milk when they nurse, but what about those of us who don’t nurse? Sure, the mouth to boob […]
A friend of mine came into town to visit a few weekends ago and we were searching for something to do in the city that would be eventful for my 7-month-old son. I had already been to the aquarium in Atlanta and we had both […]
There’s an epidemic running rapid around these parts, ladies, and it involves you! We aren’t taking enough time for ourselves. I know what you might be thinking, “After caring for the kids and running a household, there isn’t enough time in the day.” That may […]
Deciding to feed Zay solids was something that took some time for me to accept. His doctor said he could go ahead and start them at four months of age. We did one attempt at rice cereal and chose to hold off after that because […]
I know that Zay growing up without a dad isn’t my fault. I know being a single mom isn’t my fault, so I’m letting go of the hard feelings. This wonderful father who sat in front of me doesn’t deserve my negativity. He’s doing his job and loving it and I can’t hold the faults of Zay’s dad against the man doing what he’s supposed to. So I’m letting go. I want to say thank you to all of the men out there raising their children, loving them and doing a damn good job despite your concerns that you’re not. I promise you are killing it at parenthood and the world needs more great men like you.