There is a lot I wasn't prepared for when I became a mama - A LOT! But with all the new phases and learning curves, one of the biggest things I wasn't prepared for wasn't baby's sleep habits, eating,...
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, but you don't have to remind the tens of thousands of families who have been touched by that grief; We already know. It was late in the first trimester of my third...
Mid-Michigan Moms is thrilled to partner with McLaren Lapeer Region and McLaren Flint to bring you Navigating Your Pregnancy, an editorial series event. In this installment of our Editorial Series Collection, McLaren, and the#MidMichiganMoms team share fifteen different posts...
Let’s talk about the worst kept secret – periods, birth control, and family planning. Over the last year, I found myself getting asked by several friends and family members about how I handle these things. I can always tell...
Before meeting my husband in 2012, I never saw myself having children. Flash forward to now; being a mom of two, I could never even imagine not having children. It's funny how life does that to you. In 2017,...
I didn’t know I was supposed to feel bad about having a C-section. I didn’t realize just how big the stigma is around having a C-section until I started seeing it pop up everywhere. I shouldn't be surprised. It seems...
Read this closely mama. I am NOT calling you a cow. I had to learn to adjust to my pregnant body. And now I'm still learning to adjust to this post-pregnancy body {mom pooch anyone?!}. Nobody is a cow...
If I had to pick one word to describe my first postpartum experience, it would be dismal. My baby was beautiful and healthy. I had wonderful support from my husband, family, and friends. Yet, something felt very wrong. I wasn't...
This year, we celebrate seven years since my boy made his, ahem, dramatic entrance into this world. He was my second and was known only to us as Gummy Bear, or That Gigantic Stomach That Always Gets In The Way....