Tagged with motherhood

The Brink of Insanity – Parenting a Toddler

The Brink of Insanity – Parenting a Toddler

When your first child is born, your entire world is turned upside down. You are now in charge of a living, breathing, dependable human being that shares half of your genes. People used to tell me to enjoy the time before your child starts walking and talking. Honestly, I used to think that maybe they forgot … Continue reading

Being Mom

It happens at different times for us all. Somewhere between the first moment and maybe the first day or week. Somehow you realize that your whole world has changed – and you carried it inside your body for almost a year. You’re a mom. It was a word that I used regularly but a love … Continue reading

Tales From a First Time Mom

It’s a funny thing. Parenthood. The biggest responsibility of your life. A small human that shares half of your DNA is now living in the world. Your friends and family members with kids will tell you horror stories of blow-out diapers, baby puke on clothes, leaking breast milk at work and all the things you … Continue reading

More Pregnancy Notes and Post Delivery

So… as you know, I have spent the last year of my life growing a human and then learning to be a parent. I will have many more posts on this as time goes on. Several of my childless married friends have asked intriguing and important questions along the way. So I hope you all find … Continue reading

Guest Post – Drowning Out the Parenting Horror Stories

Guest Post, by Suzanne Hadley Gosselin – She is the author of the newly released, Expectant Parents: Preparing Together for the Journey of Parenthood. It is an honor and privilege to have her as a guest blogger. As a new parent, I can appreciate Suzanne’s point of view on parenting and motherhood. So whether you are expecting, planning … Continue reading

Guest Post – God Told Me to Wait

Guest Post by Shannon Andersen – I am humbled to introduce a very dear friend of mine. Shannon shares her journey as a new parent and her son’s unexpected health challenges in the first few days after birth. As a new mom, Christian and friend… I admire her strength and willingness to share a rather difficult story. … Continue reading