“You Still Look Pregnant!” – The Truth About Postpartum ‘Snapbacks’

“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 woman […]

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Inform Yourself – Vaccines & Motherhood

Becoming a mother has aided in my growth and made me more aware about a lot of things, the number one thing being health and wellness. It’s such a huge responsibility to be the one that a person depends on for everything and of course you want to do things to the best of your […]

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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’t […]

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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 new […]

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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 and […]

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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 around […]

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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 be […]

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Discussing Motherhood with A “Mommy with Attitude”

“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 […]

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Is Circumcision The Norm?

Hey guys, Happy New Year and welcome back to the blog! While a New Year is exciting enough a lot of mom to be’s have been finding out the gender of their baby(s) including myself. While pregnancy comes with a lot of questions in itself, finding out the gender brings on even more with some […]

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First Trimester – “The I Still Can’t Believe It Stages of Pregnancy”

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 […]

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Bit By The Baby Bug, Now What?

(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 […]

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