Our breast-feeding journey together lasted 15 months. Just a little over a year. I shared a little about the difficulties we had with latching in the beginning, I'll repost for anyone here.
In honor of Mother’s Day this month, I wanted to celebrate the diversity of Motherhood from a few of my Mommy Friends! I chose six women, along with Stephanie and myself , to each answer eight questions. We have four FTM (first time mama’s) and four mamas with multiples. I wanted to see the insight each mom had, and to also share their similarities.
My main reason for hosting a Q & A with these women was to highlight what it’s like to be a mother. There was and is no right answer. We should all be celebrated for all we have achieved thus far. We are all neighbors in this mother’hood’ and the more perspective we have of one another the better we can understand and relate to each other.
I want to thank all of you for allowing me to feature some of your personal experiences.
You all are amazing women and I am so happy to call you my friends!
Well it happend, we survived the first year! I wanted to take a moment and compose a list of all the things that I believe really made a difference, and made it a little easier with this new transistion into motherhood. These are what happend to have worked for me, and I have positive testimonials to go along with them . I'm going to list the products as I used them. Let's get into it!
To say that 2017 changed my life, I believe is an accurate statement. Not only have I become a mother, and learning what all that entails, I also found out more about myself and who I am. This past year I have realized that my mental strength is one of my biggest powers. I know that over the years this has been tested many times before, but this year in particular was more personal..
I have officially been a SAHM for as long as it takes to grow a baby. Nine months. Does that make me an expert, not in the slightest. However, I am well versed in my constant. CHANGE. I didn’t always want to be a SAHM. When I was little my career choices were either Astronaut, Fashion Designer, Chef, or Hairstylist. The closest I am ever getting to the stars, is my horoscope. Once I realized there is so much math involved in sewing, that kinda made me lose interest in that. I like to think of myself as a self proclaimed Chef (toot toot). Mama can still get down with some hair though. Two out of four ain’t bad. It wasn’t until I had an early twenty’s ephifany, of how fun it would be to hang out all day with my kids. Hang out, she says. Oh, where has that naive little 22 year old gone. Let me give you a little back story. My husband went to medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico. He had just graduated from ASU, with his undergrad degree. We were both 22, and had been dating for 5 years. Still boyfriend and girlfriend at the time. Not only did I choose to go with him for our relationship, but I wanted to take advantage of this opportunity. To live somewhere new, in a whole
Don’t we all have that perfect birth story already made up in our mind the second we find out we’re pregnant? I know I did. No emergencies. Natural. Drug-Free. Perfect.
When I tell you you are my moon and my stars, this is why. You were born on the weekend of a Lunar Eclipse. That means the bright Full Moon passed through the Earth’s shadow. The light from the Moon was slightly dimmed that weekend, so you decided to let your light shine.
Stephanie + Brittany here! We'll be sharing different topics week to week depending on what life throws at us! Funny moments, frustrating moments, heart to hearts, epiphanies, ideas, thoughts and anything in between.