Dedicated To You On Your First Birthday

His first birthday is upon us, I can not help but to feel overwhelmed with emotions. My baby is growing and it is happening faster than I ever imagined. It feels like just yesterday I held him in my arms for the first time, waiting patiently to hear his first cry. That quickly stumbled into…

Caring for a Baby with Cold & Fever

Having a sick baby is tough. ESPECIALLY as a first time mother. Everything is new, scary and unfamiliar. The first time my baby got sick and vomited, I freaked out and took him straight to the children’s hospital. As a parent, you feel helpless and not knowing what to do or what to expect is…

How To Get A Stroller Parking Permit

I have always wondered how women get their hands on a stroller parking permit or what I like to call “VIB-Very Important Baby” permit. As a mom I feel so vulnerable when I’m out and about with my little one and parking near a store entrance makes me feel safer. It is also much more…

What I Did With My Placenta…

One reason, I wanted a home birth was because I wanted my son to have delayed cord clamping. I’m a firm believer in delayed cord clamping because I think babies are naturally meant to get all of that blood and goodness in them at the time of birth. Some people cut quickly and pay lots…

I Felt Broken … Postpartum

Post partum is a sensitive subject mainly because every mother experiences it differently. I did not quite understand it until I experienced it for myself. I think of the “baby blues” as a time a mother grieves subconsciously the emptiness within. For almost a year you and baby are connected as one. When you give…

My Home Birth Story.

The moment after I would catch my baby was supposed to be filled with nothing but pure joy and happiness. Magic in the air. I wanted so much to be able to just bond and care for him. But child birth is unpredictable. I had a plan, a vision, but not everything goes according to plan all the time…

The Beginning of Something Great

I have been wanting to start this whole “mom blog” for some time now but the fact that I haven’t until now… 6 months later after my baby was born… says a lot about what it is like being a mom. I have no time. Don’t get me wrong… I have plenty of time especially…