When I got pregnant, I knew I was going to have extra responsibility and that I would be caring for a teeny baby and when I thought of her needs I thought of diapers, wipes, butt rashes, feeding her- you know the basics. I was expecting to be spending like $100 on diapers cause that’s…
Lily is my first baby and my first pregnancy. One of the reasons I didn't want to have children is because having a watermelon come out of vagina never seemed like my cup of tea. Then, I found myself pregnant and there was truly no other way for her to come out. I still hope…
I can't believe I was going to rob myself of this happiness. The happiness of loving Lily.
A little poem I wrote for my babygirl Lily.
When I was pregnant with Lily, I knew I was going to want to go back to work and continue to breastfeed. For some reason I didn't do my research or really think that I needed anything besides a pump. I was wrong. Along the way I realized I needed a few things that I didn't even know existed! I could've definitely used this list in preparation for being a nursing-working mom. I hope it helps you out as much as it would've helped me!
Take a peek into my personal postpartum experience where I share with you embarrassing facts and some very raw truths about life after having my Lily pad.
Being pregnant is no easy feat. My anxiety and depression were a hurdle that I had to overcome faster than I knew I could. It's hard to look at, acknowledge and learn to use silver linings when you've been pessimistic most of your life- even if you do it as a joke. But it's not impossible! Read about how I've been staying positive throughout my pregnancy, maybe a thing or two will help.