How to Help a New Mom

Having a baby is a wild ride. Especially if it’s your first baby but even if it’s your 5th. A new mom is filled with so many emotions. Some moms are undergoing a lot more stress than they even let on. 80% of women suffer from the “baby blues” in the first weeks after having…

Being a Young Mom Doesn’t Ruin Your Life

I had my son at 18. I met his dad when I was 16, we dated for over a year. The summer after I graduated high school and began college, he asked my dad if he could marry me. We planned a beautiful wedding just how I wanted it to be. A perfect December wedding…

5 Summertime Activities for Toddlers (Social Distancing Friendly)

Keeping a toddler entertained is no easy task. My son has a interest (maybe closer to an obsession) with Mickey Mouse. Since quarantine started, his screen time has gotten out of hand. He will watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse all day long if I let him. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with a little TV,…

How to Pack a Toddler Diaper Bag

When it comes to being prepared, I take pride in knowing that I usually am. At least with my child’s needs. Prepared for myself is a totally different story that we won’t get into. My son’s diaper bag has been packed and ready since before he was born. 19 months later, some of the items…

Surviving the Newborn Stage

You have endured nine months of nausea, mood swings and intense labor. The hard part is over now.. right? Wrong. The next few years of your life are going to humble you more than you ever thought possible and it’s best to take things one step- or stage, at a time. The good news is…