The Breastfeeding Battle

I am perplexed by the men in my life who are uncomfortable with breastfeeding.  I do understand that I am far more free-spirited than most of my immediate family.  I am very comfortable in my skin.  It took many years for me to become the girl who was not scared to change in front of... Continue Reading →

Super Boobs

We are women.  We are a mammal.  We are created to nurse our young.  It's encoded deep inside our DNA to produce life-giving substance for our babies.  It's, what I think, is a women's most fascinating feature.  I did not always feel this way.  Up until I got pregnant last year, I knew very little... Continue Reading →

3 months with her…

You've been with me 3 months, Emma.  In 3 months I have completely transformed into someone I never knew I could be.  I feel like I am a more patient, compassionate, and loving person due to you. I thought I loved your father, but the love I have for you almost hurts at times.  I... Continue Reading →

She’s here…Now what?

What's so interesting about having a baby is how much help you have in the first few hours.   Nurses are everywhere tending to your every need.  Your family comes to visit giving you time to breathe while they love on the new baby.  Everyone is attentive and helpful.  And then 24-48 hours later, you go home.... Continue Reading →

The 3rd Trimester

The third trimester... Well, sweet Emma, we made it to the third trimester together. We had a few hiccups along the way, but you are safe and growing perfectly. Over the last several weeks you made life very different. It's amazing how each trimester has evolved.  And it seems this one is all about movement.... Continue Reading →

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