Category Archives: Maternity/ Newborns/ Babies

10 Reasons Why Prematurity Awareness Month Matters

10 Reasons Why Prematurity Awareness Month Matters

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and Tuesday, November 17 is World Prematurity Day, THE DAY, to really focus on awareness. We all know when it’s breast cancer awareness month, as one can practically suffocate with pink, and everyone is all too familiar with ALS via the fun ice-bucket challenge. Sadly, the fact that nearly allRead More

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When does Life Get Easier with Twins?

When does Life Get Easier with Twins?

For the first 1 ½ years, I kept wondering when it would get easier with my twins. Actually, I think all moms, and dads, but especially first time parents are surprised with just how sleep-deprived they become, attention-demanding a newborn is, and are surprised at the extent of suddenly evaporated free time. How daunting theRead More

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15 Natural Remedies for Ovarian Cysts

15 Natural Remedies for Ovarian Cysts

Have you had, or currently have, issues with ovarian cysts? Problems from ovarian cysts can be very serious from infections to experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant to living life in a lot of pain regularly. I’ve posted about this before, but the responses and questions from women dealing with ovarian cysts keep coming up so IRead More

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40 Days Honoring 40 Years

40 Days Honoring 40 Years

Starting today and over the next 40 days I will be honoring my 40 years of life. This will begin today, September 5th and run until my birthday, October 15th. I wanted to do something different for this BIG birthday than have a party, trip or purchase something expensive. I really wanted to take aRead More

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Breastfeeding Awareness is About Sharing, Supporting, Caring

Breastfeeding Awareness is About Sharing, Supporting, Caring

Today is the end of World Breastfeeding Week but just the beginning for the awareness that needs to surround something that is natural but needs so much support. Breastfeeding does not just include feeding a baby or child with breastmilk from the breast directly, but also includes pumping breastmilk to feed and a  greater awareness isRead More

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Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

This lovely post is brought to you by our guest blogger, Oriana. Born and raised in Venezuela, she has worked hard to make a life for her and her family here in the US. This is the first of many posts Oriana will be blessing us with. I was raised by a feminist who absolutelyRead More

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Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

However you call it: stroller, buggy, carriage, pushchair, baby buggy, pram, or perambulator, your choice of stroller purchase has a direct impact on your child’s language and brain development. Choosing a stroller that allows your child face you, referred to as toward-facing or face-to-face, is most beneficial. In the UK, there has been such aRead More

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I had a Miscarriage….again.

I had a Miscarriage….again.

For some close, long time friends, I feel like a broken record. “Hey! We are pregnant! Pray for us.” then 4-6 weeks later…”Well, I had a miscarriage. Pray for healing.” Then to other friends, I feel like a sappy puppy. “We had all these fertility struggles and miscarriages, adopted an amazing boy, had ANOTHER miscarriage,Read More

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Have You Had “THE MOMENT?”

Have You Had “THE MOMENT?”

I think for every parent who has twins and multiples, there is one specific moment that is the biggest most overwhelming, unexplainable moment and can only be described as “THE MOMENT.” It is the time, minute, second, day you found out you were having twins (multiples). Whether the process was suspected maybe due to InRead More

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Swimming Safely with Twins and Multiples

Swimming Safely with Twins and Multiples

Rain showers bring May flowers and then just like that it is swimming season. This time of the year always has me thinking ahead about water safety and equipment needs. Having a backyard pool, and three very young boys, water safety is a huge concern and enforcement in our household. I was fine with handlingRead More

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