As women, we share stories, experiences and our very lives with one another in a beautiful sisterhood of camaraderie. When I became pregnant with my first child, I was naive, but so very excited. My friends and family showered me with love, support, and glowing stories of the joys of pregnancy and motherhood. They never […]
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Moms… Let your children fall – yes, I mean this literally, and figuratively. I know that I may incite anger in saying this, but I need to say something. I get it, the real world is hard, and the initial instinct to protect and shield is all-encompassing, but you are not preparing them […]
With Thanksgiving coming quickly upon us I began to do some self-reflection, and too often I find myself over-stressed, over-worked, and over-tired. I realized the other day that most of the time it’s all about perspective. I forget to be grateful for the things in my life that may seem difficult, but are truly […]
Ok, enough with the judge-y eyes. Yes, you too mom! I said it, and I’m not afraid to admit it. I’m completely fine with my daughter being an only child and you should be too. I have legitimate reasons, keep reading, you’ll see. I can’t imagine loving another baby as much as I love my […]
It was at one this morning, cradling my coughing two-year-old, that I realized something. These moments are ever so fleeting. It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday business and difficulties and lose sight of that. His warm brow pressed up against my shoulder, his little arms curled around my neck; instead of […]
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As a stay-at-home mom of a rambunctious almost-2-year-old boy, I am always on the lookout for fun ideas and things to do with him. Being a former early childhood educator, I am often making lesson plans, activities and games for us to play. It was my husband’s 29th birthday that gave rise to one of […]
If sleep is for the weak, my sons have collectively decided that I will be stronger than Atlas. The screams of, “my ball!!” echoed in my ears as I covered by head in frustration. It was nap time, and both boys were confined to the playpen, safe, but royally ticked off. I just wanted to […]
We are thrilled to partner with The Women’s Corner and Bianca Garza, RN, IBCLC, CBE, as a panelist for Bloom 2017!
As new parents, we had no idea what we were actually doing – or what we would actually need. These items are, for me, Baby Registry Essentials.