When my husband married me, he didn’t know he was signing up for a wife who throws fatigue-induced tantrums because our nearly-one-year-old son still doesn’t sleep through the night! He didn’t know his wife would be the pallbearer at my grandfather’s funeral. He didn’t know he’d have to love me through piles of laundry and […]
Author Archive | Sara
I remember when I was pregnant for the first time, everyone would say, “Being a mom is so hard, but so worth it.” Do you know what that kind of advice does for a mother-to-be? I’ll be bold here and say it does nothing. The word “hard” is thrown around like confetti when it comes […]
Traditionally, dads get a bad rap for not knowing these little, or sometimes big, details. I think a lot of people attribute it as a male trait. Maybe that’s true to an extent, but I also think it’s simply because they’re often working in a different building than home!
Leaving your sweet bundle at home or dropping them off at daycare can be heart-wrenching. And that isn’t the only difficult aspect to making your post-baby debut in the office. After each child, I was overwhelmed with the idea of using a breast pump at work.
I enjoy putting together homemade Lunchables, so I can choose higher quality meat, cheese and crackers and also pack some fresh fruit as a side. I also switch up sandwiches by using different breads like tortillas, bagel thins and croissants.
Two precious children have made me a Mama: a three-year-old girl, Cora; and a six-month-old son, Freddy. For several reasons, my time breastfeeding Cora was short-lived, and I never had to breastfeed her outside of our home. Fortunately, the second time’s a charm and my breastfeeding journey with Freddy has been a natural partnership from […]
I’ve never been a stay-at-home mom. When I had my oldest, I was working full-time. I was only able to take six weeks off of work, then started back at my job and I’ve been working 40+ hours a week ever since. I had my second baby in January, I’m fortunate to work for […]
Are there any other moms out there who have gotten to the very end of their pregnancy (I’m one day shy of 40 weeks as I write this) and feel like giving birth is just something you meant to get around to doing, but fell by the wayside? For about two weeks, I’ve been in the […]
My husband and I were both raised in Colorado Springs, and we both have a lot of family members who still live here. We also have a three-year-old, who is somewhat of a hot commodity around the holidays (does anyone get more excited about receiving presents than a three-year-old?!). For these reasons, this time of […]
I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath for my comparison of the second trimesters of my two pregnancies. I’m happy to report that I’ve recently entered my third trimester, and can now give a thorough summary. A Pain in My Butt (and Hips and Calves and Feet) Oh, these aching hips of mine. […]