Category Archives: Pregnancy

I mean, generally speaking, we know how this happens. We don’t actually really know how this happened. My best guess is it involved crazy early ovulation & sperm that set up camp in my uterus. So let that be the answer to “Was it planned?” Other answers to questions we’ll be asked: Due Dec. 16th, […]

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The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in her dark room, hot tears streaming down my face. I looked at her, and apologized over and over. I said to myself, “If you don’t get help, you will be the mom […]

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Dear 25 year old me, I see you looking down your nose at the family who dared bring their toddler to a proper restaurant at 8 pm. Surely it is past his bedtime. Why is he so squirmy and loud with his jovial laughter? Why are they trying to entertain him with video games? Why […]

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It’s June. It’s almost halfway through June! And I feel terrible that I’m just now writing about this, organizing, this, ASKING YOUR HELP for this. See, I was going to get together a giveaway of some kind, where anyone who donates money to help me support Postpartum Progress– the organization that has helped me, changed […]

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Bringing home baby soon? Well, first of all, CONGRATS! Now, let’s talk life. With a baby. A BABY… IN YOUR HOUSE… CAN YOU EVEN?? OMG, I’m so excited for you. I’ve done this 3 times now, and each time I keep streamlining that new-baby-in-our-house experience. I wouldn’t call myself an expert, but I think I’ve […]

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Contributor Julie Forbes is back with some great advice for pregnancy first-timers. She just welcomed her 3rd baby, so she’s kind of a pro now. ********* After 3 pregnancies in 4 years, I feel like I’m finally getting the hang of this baby-growing thing. Here’s what I wish I would’ve known from the beginning: 1. […]

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