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Motherhood Kicked My Butt

So there comes a point in life sometimes where you have to be brutally honest with yourself.  And today I have reached that point…  Motherhood is kicking my butt.  Big time.  As hard as it is to admit there was a point in pregnancy that I thought this is easy, I can do it, motherhood can’t be that hard.

Little did I know what I was about to jump into… Continue reading

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My Baby is Sick … I Think?

How do you know when your baby is sick and when they are just tired and fussy?  As a new mom every little noise my son made I was rushing to him and checking every little part of him.  When he sneezed I raced to the internet to see if that meant anything.  When he was eating too much or too little or slept too long or not enough I was on the phone with the pediatrician.

After a month of doing this I realized that I cannot stop my life to monitor every noise and move that my baby makes.  My pediatrician (who is amazing and patience with me!) recommended, “What to Expect the First Year.”  This book is amazing, it has all sorts of answers for all the silly questions I have. Continue reading