motherhood

5 Myths About Breastfeeding

Before I even begin this post let me admit something: I didn’t enjoy breastfeeding. I appreciated what it did for my baby and the quality time it gave me with him and how convenient it was most of the time (and cheap!), but I wasn’t the fan of breastfeeding that I thought I was going to be. I think from…

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Taking some me-time

It’s Monday morning, I’ve been up since 3.30 and I’m feeling exceptionally good. I might not have had much sleep last night but besides that I had the most refreshing, invigorating weekend I’ve had for a long time, and it didn’t involve my husband, my baby or my dog. That’s right: I spent an entire weekend away from the family.…

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Spoiler alert: motherhood is not easy

While I was pregnant, I did as much reading as I could about babies and having babies and feeding babies and stimulating babies and making babies sleep and babies babies babies, because I wanted to be as prepared as possible. Books, blogs, articles – anything and everything – so by the time Baby J arrived I would know everything I…

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