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't … Continue reading Single Mother vs. Single Woman
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'd … Continue reading Confessions Of A Mother
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 women … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me How I Should I Feel While Growing A Human!
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
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 I … Continue reading Baby Check In – 30 & 33 weeks.
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 take … Continue reading Discussing Pregnancy with A Mommy To Be: Me!
"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
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 and … Continue reading A Letter to My Black Son
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 around … Continue reading I’m Almost In My What!?
“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 be … Continue reading Bonding With Your Baby While In The Womb
"Journeying Through Motherhood" Desirae: A Mommy With Attitude 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 … Continue reading Discussing Motherhood with A “Mommy with Attitude”
I've been noticing that a lot of things are geared towards mothers and motherhood. Of course mother's are always in the limelight because they carry the child and are nurturing beings. While the role of parenting may be evenly split in some households, in most the mothers are the ones who cook, clean, and take … Continue reading Fatherhood Is Important Too!
breyanaijae.com (photos from yourbabylibrary.com) Around week 4 of pregnancy it's very likely that you don't know you're pregnant or just finding out. If you do find out at this stage you're considered to have found out early. This is where things are exciting and scary and you're probably having mixed emotions. "Am I really ready … Continue reading First Trimester – “The I Still Can’t Believe It Stages of Pregnancy”
(How I Found Out I Was Expecting) The baby bug? What's that? Well it seems as though every way you turn your head someone is announcing a pregnancy, has just had a baby, or going through the fever. While some are just running in the complete opposite direction. Wherever you fall on the spectrum this … Continue reading Bit By The Baby Bug, Now What?