Colorado Springs Moms Blog cares deeply about our community. To that end, we are running monthly series called “COSMB Cares.” In these posts, we will highlight a national or international cause and one or more of the local organizations working to improve that situation. This sixth installment of “COSMB Cares” highlights a various charitable events […]
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This April, my mom would have been 58. I can imagine her complaining about being another year older, but all the while, loving her time with her children and grandchildren. I had a wonderful mom. She had a difficult childhood, but used that experience as fuel to make my brother’s and my childhood exceptional. She […]
Last summer, we learned we were pregnant days before the doctors told my dad he had stage 4 cancer with weeks to live. Fast-forward six weeks. We found no heartbeat on the ultrasound only a few days before learning that Dad’s volleyball-size liver tumor was gone. Gone. We lost our precious baby, but got to […]
My son was a mere 2 weeks old when I knew something was wrong. He was sleeping 21+ hours a day. His skin had started getting darker. Nursing sessions seemed to get longer every time, and it was so hard to keep him awake during the process. I had nursed my daughter for 13 months […]
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Days after my oldest was born, I found myself walking around in a fog. I was still recovering from a painful cesarean delivery—one I hadn’t planned for or expected. I was trying to adjust to my new normal: sleep deprivation, stressing about trying to nurse my baby and looking beyond recognition. “Welcome to Motherhood,” I […]