The first pregnancy was hard, the second even harder, but it’s so worth it in the end! What to expect, and the silver lining at the end of the tunnel.
Preparing for a second child is exciting, but it does come with some fears. Will I love my second baby as much as my first? Will the babies love each other?
About to have a baby, but don’t really know what to expect? Here’s the downright truth so you can go into it with realistic expectations and advice for a more pleasurable experience.
In April 2014, Stan and I welcomed our daughter, Madeline. She was 8.6 pounds of pure perfection. I went into labor on my due date… One of the only times I have ever been on time in my life… And 24 grueling, painful, exhausting hours later, our Maddie was born. So, how do you know… Continue reading Ouch! Was That A Contraction? A first time mom’s experience with labor
We made it to the one year mark with our daughter, Madeline! Yay! It feels like a true accomplishment. The first year is tough. Becoming a mother is the most amazing, incredible, fulfilling honor of my life. But, again, it’s tough. I had no idea how easy I had it before becoming a mom. Want… Continue reading My First Year As A New Mom