Becoming a Mother: What a YEAR!

We made it!

The first year of my first child is now one for the books. And yes, it flew by just as all of you said it would! The first couple months were about survival, then we hit the 6-month mark, when things started getting easier, and the last half of the year I actually felt like I knew what I was doing.

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Becoming a Mother: 6 Months Later


Welcome to the 2nd half of the first year!

Wow! It’s been 6 months already, and I can hardly believe it! My LO (little one, in mommy world) is 6 months old, and oh how life has changed since I wrote Becoming a Mother: What They Don’t Tell YouContinue reading

Becoming a Mother: What They Don’t Tell You

Welcome to Motherhood!

After traveling around the world in my 20’s and 30’s, I am now a first-time mom in my 40’s. I was a teacher for many years and have seen all my friends get married and have children of their own, so I’m no stranger to being around kids. When I finally got pregnant, I knew what was coming – but I honestly wasn’t prepared for the reality of it all. And 7 weeks in with my precious, newborn daughter, I’ve discovered one thing:

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2016: The Year of HOPE

I haven’t blogged anything personal in quite some time… in fact, I’ve made a conscious effort not to. Sometimes when we’re going through painful and extremely personal moments, the easiest thing is to keep it inside. Not share it. And that’s where I’ve been. But, I’m going to venture out of my comfort zone and actually share a journey of struggles I’ve been facing. Continue reading