Pregnancy / Post-partum

TTC acronyms so you can understand your support groups

TTC acronyms so you can understand your support groups

I recently joined a Facebook group called SMBC TTC …. in case you have no freaking clue what that means like I did at first, it means Single Mom By Choice Trying To Conceive. (Click this link if you’re interested in learning why I joined […]

9 Tips for 9 Months: A Healthy Pregnancy

9 Tips for 9 Months: A Healthy Pregnancy

There is so much going on during pregnancy and so much to get ready before your little bundle arrives that it can be easy to overlook your own needs. Whether it’s remembering to take a minute to relax or wanting to keep your career a priority despite […]

Transitioning back to work after maternity leave

Transitioning back to work after maternity leave

Maternity leave is over and you’re thrust back into the workforce; attempting to deal with 3 months worth of crap piled on your desk and the painful heartbreak of being away from your baby for the first time in a year. (Yes, a year. 9 […]

Mommy My Way 30-Day Squat Challenge

Mommy My Way 30-Day Squat Challenge

Getting back into shape after you’ve had a baby is probably very low on your to-do list, particularly if you are a single parent. You barely have enough time to remember to shower so how do you find time in the day to work out? […]

Colic & how it is making me a better person

Colic & how it is making me a better person

Colic is not something I would wish on anyone or any baby. It’s exhausting for everyone involved and when you’re in the thick of it, it feels like there’s no end in sight. I cry, he cries, I do everything imaginable to make it better […]

The Complete Guide to Egg Donation: Advice From Five-Time Donor Belynda Cianci

The Complete Guide to Egg Donation: Advice From Five-Time Donor Belynda Cianci

The Complete Guide to Egg Donation: Advice From Five-Time Donor Belynda Cianci It’s not uncommon to see egg donation ads online and in college-focused publications. Have you ever wondered what’s involved in donation, or how much you could earn for your trouble? I became interested […]

Zaylen’s Birth Story

Zaylen’s Birth Story

Mommy My Way Introducing: Zaylen Wayne Birthday: January 30, 2015 Birth Time: 11:02 a.m. Weight: 8 pounds 7.6 ounces Length: 21 inches The week before my due date, I was officially over pregnancy. I was in an incredible amount of pain and I could barely […]

Preparing for maternity leave

Preparing for maternity leave

Preparing for maternity leave can be a daunting task. You’re out of the office for 2-3 months with all of your daily tasks and long-term projects either passed off to temps and other employees or just left to accumulate while you’re gone. How do you ensure that you’ll […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Diaper Stocking

Do’s and Don’ts of Diaper Stocking

There are many different levels of diaper-stocking parents and I classify myself as a Category 1. A Cat. 5 being those who use every nook and cranny of their storage areas for diapers. Many of the advice pages I’ve found cater to this extreme form […]

What to pack in your hospital bag – Downloadable / Printable Checklist

What to pack in your hospital bag – Downloadable / Printable Checklist

Knowing what to pack in your hospital bag can be a daunting task. What is necessary and what will simply be in the way during the chaos? I’ve put together a checklist of the essentials in a downloadable format so you can maintain your sanity […]