“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!

Chest Feeding as the Non-Birthing Parent

Chest Feeding as the Non-Birthing Parent

As we celebrate the diversity of family structures, it’s essential to recognize and embrace the unique experiences that individuals and couples go through during the postpartum period. If you were assigned female at birth and are having a baby, but aren’t the pregnant one, you may be interested in learning more about induced lactation. This is the process of having your body produce milk without being pregnant.

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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