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

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 … Continue 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 new … Continue reading The Real World of Breastfeeding

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 … Continue 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 around … Continue 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 be … Continue reading Bonding With Your Baby While In The Womb

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 … Continue reading Discussing Motherhood with A “Mommy with Attitude”

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 … Continue reading Is Circumcision The Norm?

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

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 … Continue reading Bit By The Baby Bug, Now What?