“You Still Look Pregnant!” Childbirth and motherhood are experiences that words really can’t describe well enough. It’s something you have to be apart of and see to really grasp how monumental it is. Housing a human is one of the most craziest things to go through from the moment conception happens. The changes a womanContinue reading ““You Still Look Pregnant!” – The Truth About Postpartum ‘Snapbacks’”
Category Archives: The Mom Spot
Single Mother vs. Single Woman
Because the world creates a debate out of anything of course there’s a debate on who really deserves to call themselves a “single” mother or parent. The rule I’m seeing is that you can’t be a single mother if your husband, partner, or child’s father is temporarily away, working, or constantly busy. You also can’tContinue reading “Single Mother vs. Single Woman”
The Real World of Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Experience & Tips As soon as you find out you’re pregnant breastfeeding is automatically pushed on you by doctors. You start hearing “breast is best“, “You’re breastfeeding right?” and let’s not forget the various books and pamphlets you get just to inform you even if you’re not breastfeeding. Not to mention all the newContinue reading “The Real World of Breastfeeding”
Confessions Of A Mother
It’s 1:40am and I’m holding my son who has been crying on and off for about the past 2-3 hours, I don’t even know I’ve lost count tbh. He’s super cranky and won’t let me get much done; I’m typing this on the iPad with one hand, rocking him in the other. I figured I’dContinue reading “Confessions Of A Mother”
Don’t Tell Me How I Should I Feel While Growing A Human!
Pregnancy is such a beautiful experience, I gave birth to my son 3 weeks and 2 days ago and I’m still in awe. One thing I’ve noticed is that people hardly discuss the downside of growing a human. I questioned why that was and then found my answer via social media; a lot of womenContinue reading “Don’t Tell Me How I Should I Feel While Growing A Human!”
I don’t know about you guys, but I always wondered how pregnancy and labor & delivery was before I even conceived my son. How does it feel? What is it like? etc. I spent majority of my pregnancy using the Glow Nurture app and scrolling through all the community post. My favorite? Birth stories. IContinue reading “Birthing Makai”
Support During Pregnancy
It’s true that at some point in life we all envision how our lives will be. When I was young I wondered how I would look as a teenager, how high school would be, how I would turn out. As I got older I imagined when I would have kids, start a family, get married,Continue reading “Support During Pregnancy”
Baby Check In – 30 & 33 weeks.
There’s no handbook to pregnancy, I mean honestly there are tons but no specific handbook for each person because well, everyone is different. While some expecting mothers may share similar experiences, symptoms, etc. each woman goes on her own journey. 30 weeks As I entered my third trimester a few weeks ago, I realized IContinue reading “Baby Check In – 30 & 33 weeks.”
Discussing Pregnancy with A Mommy To Be: Me!
Deciding to create a comfy corner on the blog to fill with exciting advice, experiences, tips, stories, and anything helpful I come across as I journey to childbirth and beyond has been one of my greatest ideas. This is a place for expectant mothers and mother’s to come and feel empowered and ready to takeContinue reading “Discussing Pregnancy with A Mommy To Be: Me!”
Why Close Relationships May Change During Pregnancy.
While pregnancy is often a different experience for each expecting mother, there are some things that may be similar. One thing I found that a few pregnant women have in common is feeling like people forget about them or rather “fall back” from them in their own way. I’ve experienced this a bit myself withContinue reading “Why Close Relationships May Change During Pregnancy.”
“Discussing Pregnancy with a Mommy To Be” – Sherrie
“Journeying Through Motherhood” Sherrie: A Mother to Be Deciding to create a comfy corner on the blog to fill with exciting advice, experiences, tips, stories, and anything helpful I come across as I journey to childbirth and beyond has been one of my greatest ideas. I’m enjoying reading about other mother’s experience with pregnancy, childbirth,Continue reading ““Discussing Pregnancy with a Mommy To Be” – Sherrie”
Discussing Motherhood with Katrina
“Journeying Through Motherhood” Katrina: A Mother Deciding to create a comfy corner on the blog to fill with exciting advice, experiences, tips, stories, and anything helpful I come across as I journey to childbirth and beyond has been one of my greatest ideas. This is a place for expectant mothers and mother’s to come andContinue reading “Discussing Motherhood with Katrina”
A Letter to My Black Son
Dear Beautiful Black Son, Being a mother comes with a huge responsibility. But being a mother to a Black Boy comes with a lot more. I now see why some people prefer tu-tu’s and bows because bow ties and suits are much harder to protect. We have shared a body for almost 7 months andContinue reading “A Letter to My Black Son”
I’m Almost In My What!?
It’s definitely not a lie when people tell you that pregnancy flies. I don’t know if it’s just me but these weeks are passing me by. It’s insane to think that I’ll be in my third trimester shortly. Pregnancy weeks and months are always confusing to understand but I believe the third trimester starts aroundContinue reading “I’m Almost In My What!?”
Bonding With Your Baby While In The Womb
“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren As I progress in my weeks of pregnancy I’ve been looking for ways to bond with my baby while he’s still in the womb. I’ll beContinue reading “Bonding With Your Baby While In The Womb”