How I Grew My Freezer Stash to More Than 100 Bags of Breast Milk

With my baby turning 8 months, I can't believe I've been I've been breastfeeding/pumping exclusively this entire time. I've gone through ups and downs of uncertainty if my supply would keep up thanks to illness and everyday stresses. But the other day, I opened up our deep freeze and saw over 100 bags of my [...]

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My best made plans can be found on my pillow

My best made plans can be found on my pillow

Somehow my baby turned 8 months today. Time really flies. Like, seriously. Sleep still eludes me. The baby has been waking up numerous times a night for months, like a repeat of his older brother. Speaking of, my three year old has been waking up once during the night most nights recently. He either demands [...]

The 4-letter word I don’t like my son to say

The 4-letter word I don’t like my son to say

The first – and only – time I heard it, it stung like a knife through my tender mommy heart. My son, the threenager, was aiming his frustration toward me. He was upset with me for some typical three-year-old reason that I have since forgotten. He hesitated before he found the word his young mind [...]

Holiday Hangover

I miraculously survived the holidays. I hope you all did too. Being an introvert, social gatherings are exhausting. Running around from one celebration to another is not my idea of a good time. Every year my wish is to just stay at home with my husband and kids and just enjoy a relaxing day together. [...]

It’s Bittersweet, Baby

Guys, I don't know what's up with me lately. I seem to be in a baby fever phase...and I have a baby. My baby is six months old, which seems impossible. Where did the time go? And for months I've been obsessing over babies. I'm starting to believe this is a result of realizing that [...]