Motherhood

Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

I have to say teething is by far the only part of this motherhood journey that bums me out! It isn't because I can't handle it, but because I know it bothers him. So, I wanted to find a way that I could help him through the process. He has teething rings, but he didn't… Continue reading Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

Motherhood, Relationships

You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Let's be honest: most of us have seen adults argue when we were children. Whether it be with a friend, family member or partner/spouse. You were probably told to "stay in a child's place". On the flipside, maybe you never saw your parents or any adults disagreeing in front of you. It’s possible that they… Continue reading You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Motherhood

How To Make Homemade Stage 2 Baby Food Puree

I started making my son puree after he started to become more and more interested in table food. Instead of buying his baby food, I opted to make it at home. When making your baby's food, not only do you know what is in it, you can also save a great deal of money! Baby… Continue reading How To Make Homemade Stage 2 Baby Food Puree

Lifestyle, Mind/Body/Spirit, Motherhood

5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

When you become a parent, especially a mother, self-care is one of the most common topics you will hear from veteran parents. In all honesty, self-care is vital for new mothers because it is a deliberate act meant to address mental, spiritual, emotional and physical health. In my early 20's, my favorite areas of self-care… Continue reading 5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

Motherhood, Relationships

20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

When I was younger, I didn't understand the importance of family traditions and how they contribute to the health of the family well-being. In family traditions, when a family places high focus outside of the nuclear family, they create what is called an entropic family. The entropic family is a nuclear family that loses its… Continue reading 20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

Motherhood

How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

I was never worried about getting sick because I hadn't gotten sick in years. In 2016, I started cutting different meats out of my diet, then went Vegan in 2017. I was in the best health I had ever been in my life. Even when I was pregnant and indulged on one of my cravings… Continue reading How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

Motherhood

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart… Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

Motherhood

3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

As a first time mother, I used disposable diapers for about the first two months of my son's life because I needed to focus on breastfeeding and getting as much rest as possible. I had non-toxic diapers from different companies that provide samples to expecting mothers. We also bought a few of our own. Therefore,… Continue reading 3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

Motherhood

5 Reasons Why I Don’t Post Photos Of My Child On Social Media

If you are a new mother, social media is a great way to engage and feel less alone in your new journey. I love social media! I have been able to read books, find inspiring leaders in my generation, listen to awesome podcasts and meet some pretty cool people that are miles away. You can… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Post Photos Of My Child On Social Media

Motherhood

Breastfeeding 101: 10 Breastfeeding Problems And How To Solve Them

After I found out the biology behind breastfeeding and how to properly hold my son while breastfeeding, I started to do research on breastfeeding problems and their solutions. I did not want anything or anyone to deter me from breastfeeding my son, so I made sure to prepare myself for any possible breastfeeding problems that… Continue reading Breastfeeding 101: 10 Breastfeeding Problems And How To Solve Them