I am Mama, Hear Me Roar

Nothing else I do in life will ever be as meaningful as caring for and raising my tiny human, and I think that has finally started to sink in with me.


How I’m Surviving A Colicky Baby

If you’ve never had to deal with colic, get on your knees now & thank the Lord above. Believe me, there are about 10000000 other things I’d rather endure than hours upon hours of a screaming-til-she’s-red-in-the-face-and-sweating baby who can’t seem to be helped. We’re 9 weeks in now, and I’ve learned a thing or two about helping our sweet girl with her 24/7 belly ache and, in turn, how to make parenting more bearable.

Dear Ellie: My Battle with Baby Blues

The truth of the matter is that, even compared to my intense battles with depression prior to your arrival, this was the absolute hardest thing I had ever dealt with. I was terrified to be alone with you, not because I was afraid I would hurt you or myself, but because it felt like I was dying during what should’ve been the happiest days of my life.

Confessions of an Expectant Momma

I had sincerely hoped to be one of those women who just love being pregnant.  Pregnancy is getting to participate in the miracle of life, what is there not to love, right?  Alas, I have a confession to make and I’m learning to cope with it: I do not enjoy being pregnant. At 34 weeks pregnant, it’s safe to say […]