To my sweet and full-of-life middle child, I worry about all my children; I am a natural born worrier. However, there is one child I worry about the most, and that is you, my precious middle child. Are you happy?...
When you picture home birth do you get anxious, skeptical, or even weirded out?  Then this post is just for you.  OKC Moms Blog's resident home birthers (contributors Becky and Anna) want to clear up some misconceptions and hopefully...
When I was pregnant with my daughter, I signed my husband and me up for all the classes that our hospital offered. Birth, breastfeeding, newborn care...you name it, we were there. The only one we missed was the night they...
A lot of people know that I found out I was pregnant super late in my pregnancy {hey 27 weeks prego} and it was {clearly} a surprise. Disclaimer: My son is the best thing that has ever happened to...
Two pink lines. Positive. Pregnant.  It's the only thing some of you are wanting this Christmas. To see a ray of hope in the long journey of growing your family. To experience the joy of life after the sorrow of waiting--or the...
Before I had my first kid, I knew I would breastfeed. "Breast is best" was the cry of my mom friends, my OBGYN, and every baby site out there. I completely agreed. I knew breastmilk was the absolute best thing...
Congratulations! Today is your day. You're headed home from the hospital, your baby is here to stay! You have formula from a can. You have milk in your boobs. You can feed your baby however you choose.  You're on your own....
Nursing can be a beautiful bonding experience for moms. Some of the most beautiful newborn pictures I have ever seen have been of moms nursing their babies in a beautiful rocking chair in a nursery taken straight out of...
Happy Mother’s Day to you, too. Yes, I’m talking to you, the woman who expected to be dressing a baby bump or even holding a newborn this weekend. I want to wish you a Happy Mother’s Day. To the millions of women...
We can't learn everything about parenting in advance, but there's one thing I wish I had been prepared for. The febrile seizure. Why are parents not talking about this?! The First Febrile Seizure On the evening of December 20, 2018, everything...
Like many of you, this was a year of simplifying for my family. We carefully waded through piles of our unused belongings and made our goal living with less. Our oldest son (who is the king of hoarding lids...
First off, let me just say that I am SO fortunate to have been able to breastfeed two babies until they were a year old without complication. I do really enjoy the convenience of being able to feed my...

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