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On Growing Into My Motherhood

As the deep sediments of my soul shifted and settled, I saw more clearly through the eyes of a mother. Motherhood was nothing like I had imagined.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Motherhood

As new mothers, we all want to know the secret that all the other good moms seem to know. Here are ten tips that will help you, mama.

No Shame: I Sleep When The Baby Sleeps

Sleep is a natural function that is necessary for a healthy, productive and happy life. Don't judge me - I sleep when the baby sleeps.

This Is Us: The Often-Forgotten NICU Warriors

I watched teary-eyed when baby Jack on This Is Us was placed in the NICU. In an instant, I was transported back two years to when my own baby was born.

Family Conscious Workplaces Ditch the Mom Guilt

There are many feelings associated with parenting: joy, anxiety, love, and even fear. When I was pregnant with both of my children I certainly felt all of these.  I wanted to be the best mother I could be. Sometimes it scared me that I was the one responsible for nurturing...

10 Things No One Told Me About The NICU

While my child was in the NICU, I had plenty of time to read every top ten preemie list I could get my hands on. Here's what I found.
finding the perfect daycare

Top Ten Tips to Find the Perfect Daycare

You want to find the right place for your child - this top ten list will help you find the perfect daycare for your baby.

Letting Go of the “Wish” Daughter I Never Had

Your name is Emily. You are loved. Fiercely. You complete our family, and it is hard to imagine being without you. But you don’t exist. You never did. And you never will.

An Apology To My Preemie

I'm sorry my body failed you. Protecting my children is a most fundamental desire—but we had to keep me healthy so that I could be there to see you grow up.

What To Do When Your Baby Hates Water

After spending a whole nine months being immersed in the amniotic fluid you'd think babies would naturally love water. But what if your baby hates water?