Being a mom is like being on a roller coaster. It’s a fun filled, and slightly terrifying, adventure where you never really know what’s going to happen next. Thankfully though, I’ve managed to pick up a few things along the way (like wine) to help make life easier. So if you’re ready, grab a glass and let’s go!

Where are you in your journey through motherhood? Are you just getting started? Have you had your baby and are trying to figure out how to make your life with your newborn easier? Or are you just looking for some help as a mom? Click on the image to take you to journey specific posts, or feel free to check out some of the more recent posts below.

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Becoming a Mom for the First Time: It’s an Adjustment

Becoming a mom for the first time is a strange and amazing experience. The moment you hold your new baby in your arms for the first time, you are no longer just a woman, a wife, or a girlfriend, you are now a mother. Becoming a mother changes you in a way that you’ll...

The Complete Postpartum Care Kit for First Time Moms

When I was pregnant, I thought I was well and truly prepared for my postpartum recovery. I thought I had all of my postpartum essentials ready to go, boy was I wrong! While I did know a few things about taking care of myself after birth, I didn’t realize all of the...

Everything You Need to Know About Teething

So, you’re getting to a point where you feel confident in your role as a new mom. Your baby is happy and healthy and things are looking good. And then your baby starts teething. Teething is one of those unfortunate rights of passage that your baby has to go through....

How to Prevent Clogged Milk Ducts and Treat Them When You Can’t

Clogs. If you have one, then you know they suck. If you haven’t had one, then it’s best to be prepared for the possibility. Clogged milk ducts can affect anyone, though they seem to affect exclusive pumpers more often than women that are nursing. I’m sure it has to do...

What is Cluster Feeding and How to Survive it

So, here you are, trying to get into a routine with your newborn and then all the sudden you hit the “witching hour”. Your baby is fussy and hungry and just wants to cluster feed for hours! It’s exhausting. I have vivid memories of nursing my newborn for hours on end....

How to Feel Better During Pregnancy So You Can Actually Start Enjoying It

Being pregnant is hard. Really hard. You are building a baby. I mean a real, live person right there in your belly, and building that person takes a lot of effort. At times you may feel like you aren't going to make it because of the nausea, the exhaustion, or the...

What is Cradle Cap and How to Get Rid of it

Cradle cap. I HATE cradle cap. My kiddo had the worst case of it for months and I didn’t think we would ever get rid of it. I tried everything, and I do mean everything to get rid of his cradle cap. So, in an effort to keep you from going through the same cradle cap...

Pace Feeding for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve done any kind of research about bottle-feeding your baby, you’ve probably seen the term pace feeding before. Pace feeding is a great option as an alternative to traditional bottle-feeding, but figuring out how to do it is the trick. (This post contains...

How to Power Pump and Why You Need to

Establishing a good milk supply is the one thing all breastfeeding mothers are striving for. Once your milk supply is established though, you have to keep it there. It’s normal for your breast milk supply to fluctuate a bit. If you’re directly nursing, you won’t even...

Breastfeeding a Newborn: A How to Guide

The moment you become a mom is an amazing experience. It’s beautiful, awe-inspiring, and magical. The next moment, however, is terrifying. It’s at that moment you realize that you have to figure out how to breastfeed. And not only that, but breastfeed a newborn. Now...

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