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Baby started crawling and since then I’ve barely had any time to do much outside of looking after her and the house and making sure that we get out to explore the world together. Indeed I found that I could take her to the local diner to share some toast and coffee...well, toast anyway, and … Continue reading Mature Mom – on finding yourself
My last post addressed that I was dealing with built up anger which affected my marriage to the point where I started to ask for therapist referrals. A couple of friends were very kind so as to share their own stories of anger and resentment windows in the course of their marriages, and how they … Continue reading Mature Mom – the calm after the storm: what sleep coaching taught me about myself
So my little baby turns 7 months old today. Time is flying but it's not at the same time. There have been looooooong days my friends. The kind where it's like you spend forty five minutes getting your baby down for a thirty minute nap and you haven't had a chance to shower or eat … Continue reading Mature Mom: cuddle cuddle, kiss kiss, I love you, squeeze and kiss, I love you, squeeze and kiss, I love you!!!!
Ugh, for the sensitive soul like me, especially as a new mom, it hasn't taken much to make me second guess myself. Determined not to make a mistake that could potentially harm or hold back my baby, I've read as much as I could and continue to look everything up and ask everyone for advice … Continue reading Mature Mom – mom-shaming!
Breastfeeding has been a successful partnership with my baby, but it also has not been without its shooting pains at the very beginning. I remember the soreness, the chapping, the scabbing, and the pain from that first draw could just downright made me angry! But then it gets easier from the pain standpoint. I don't … Continue reading Mature Mom – breastfeeding
Sleep - ahhhhh sleep. There’s moms and dads sleep and then there is baby’s sleep. Apparently babies at first don’t have a lot of awake time unless they are like mine who are super alert and fight sleep. I remember people saying “oh for the first three months you can go out for dinner still … Continue reading Mature Mom – sleep, wonder weeks, growth spurts, sickness and wishing someone could show me how to do all of this better