As I mentioned in my August Favorites video (watch here). one of my favorite things has been Zoloft. I wanted to elaborate on my experience with Postpartum Depression (PPD) and explain how it relates to my new obsession: makeup! Before having children I assumed that postpartum depression looked like a mother holding her newborn, feeling … Continue reading Postpartum Depression – One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Halfway through my first year of parenthood. It's hard to believe that much time has passed. I'm finally getting the hang of things: breast feeding in public, bathing him, packing enough diapers while we are out, learning to eat with one hand, etc. My confidence as a mom is building and I'm feeling quite comfortable … Continue reading 6 Months Postpartum
When I hold my beautiful little boy, a million things run through my head. He is 3 1/2 months old and already straddles my lap when I rock him to sleep. I can't believe there was a point in my pregnancy when I only wanted to have a girl. I can't imagine my life without … Continue reading Little Hands
We don't have nearly as many guests stopping by the house to see baby Colton. While I love when people come visit & I appreciate how excited everyone is to meet my son, it's nice to get into a routine with my nearly 3 week old little boy. We're figuring each other out, learning each … Continue reading Settling In… My Maternity Leave Thus Far
Yes, it's true! My son Colton is finally here! Very quickly, while he's sleeping, I'll let you know how my labor and delivery went.On Tuesday (Day 2 of Maternity Leave) I woke up at 3am with strong contractions and (TMI Alert!) bloody show. I waited a few hours and my husband and I went to the hospital … Continue reading Maternity Leave Day 2-6: Baby boy has arrived!