These past couple of days I have been thinking about my role as a stay at home mom (SAHM) and how this shift in my life has deeply affected me. When I had my first baby I was home for exactly 4 weeks before I went back to work, and he was barely 9 months… Continue reading Reflections on being a SAHM
Some time ago I was having a deep conversation with a friend, she's a psychologist and a damn good one too. I should know better than to have deep conversations with psychologists, hehe! I was talking about motherhood and what type of mother I wanted to be and the type of mother I was in… Continue reading What Type of Mother Are You?
When I had David, my first baby, at my baby shower I was given a pack of cloth diapers. At that time I had done some research and was quite excited about cloth diapering. When I indeed had my baby boy and because of a very difficult postpartum (more on that another time) I completely… Continue reading Did I become my Grandmother?
These past couple of days have been a whirlwind, with a sick baby many visits to the hospital and some scares along the way. Everything seems to be going back on track slowly, but these hard times are testing me, my faith, my trust, my instincts. I have felt overwhelmed, frustrated, underprepared, scared, exhausted. The… Continue reading Someone give me coffee
Before I became a mom I was one of those people who secretly judged parents. Yep, that was me in the corner giving you "the look" because your child was throwing a tantrum at the supermarket. Oh Lord was I in for a treat! Like all non- parents there was a lot of things I… Continue reading Before I became a Mom