“I hate being a mom” and that’s okay

“I hate being a mom” and that’s okay

I hate being a mom. Okay, okay, I don’t hate it… at least, not all of the time. Let me explain. Motherhood was always presented to me as a journey of love, joy, fulfillment, road trips where my kids roll their eyes at me, and lots of bad art. But what no one told me is that this road trip has road closures and detours that require challenges and sacrifices that I wasn’t fully prepared for!

Lesbian Couple | Safe Routes for Getting Pregnant

Lesbian Couple | Safe Routes for Getting Pregnant

One of the benefits of being a lesbian couple is definitely not accidentally getting pregnant. But what about when you actually want to get pregnant? Well, unsurprisingly, it’s a bit more complicated. While there is an “underground” market for sperm, for many reasons, you should not go that route.

Co-Lactating Lesbians? Here’s a Chest-feeding Schedule for You

Co-Lactating Lesbians? Here’s a Chest-feeding Schedule for You

Yay! You were able to successfully induce lactation! You may be getting drops to ounces, but you’ve got something and that is important to celebrate. As you are counting down the days to your baby’s arrival, you are likely wondering how you and your partner can schedule feeding times with your newborn. We are going to review what an ideal schedule might look like and how you can adjust that for your own specific needs.

Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Sperm Donor

Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Sperm Donor

Embarking on the path to parenthood as a lesbian couple comes with its unique set of considerations- there’s not going to be any accidental pregnancies here for one! Plus, four boobs! Don’t worry, we’ll be talking about that in another blog. As far as deciding how to get pregnant, there’s some options to consider. We are going to go through the different types of donors and why you might want each one.

This Parenting Advice Changed My Life

This Parenting Advice Changed My Life

I consider myself a recovering perfectionist, and 7 years ago I was a bit less of the “recovering” part. I started my pregnancy voraciously reading everything I could get my hands on. In my voracious reading, I collected really good nuggets of parenting advice that really helped and changed me.

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