How To Have A Sick Baby

It is definitely one of the hardest experiences to have an ill child.  And I am just talking about when they have a cold. Multiply that by 100 if you are also sick.  If your husband is sick, just give up on life because he will be out of commission for a week.   I cannot …

How To Breastfeed

As it is World Breastfeeding Week, it seems appropriate to write about breastfeeding.  I can probably write a book about breastfeeding.  There is so much to talk about.  There are blogs just about breastfeeding.  I am a huge advocate, but I do not in any way look down on those who, for whatever reason, do …

How To Take Care Of Yourself Part 2

Congratulations!  You have made it through the first night as a mom!  I remember having this complete high for those first 24 hours.  I was so excited that I didn’t even feel tired.  I looked forward to each feeding, each diaper change, and cuddling with my new baby.  Fast forward to leaving the hospital, or …

How To Take Care Of Yourself Part 1

From the moment your baby, or babies, come into this world, your focus is probably on them.  As important as that is, you also need to take care of yourself so that you can be a better mother for them.  I want to focus now on the immediate postpartum period of the day that you …