In 2021, Julie Barzman suffered the devastating loss of her son, Blake, and quickly found that it would change her life forever.
There is so much to think about when you are getting ready to welcome your newborn into the world. Here are 3 things I wish I knew!
In a world of technology where everyone is connected, I am surprised that there are still things that no one talks about. It wasn't until after birth that I learned some important aspects of motherhood.
SICK TODDLER? I am in the raging phase of my child building up his immune system and let’s just say, it keeps you on your toes. Having a sick toddler is not fun, but I have some items to help. A lot of moms have mentioned they’ve also been dealing with more sickness since the pandemic, I think it’s safe to say we are all going through some kind[...]
My Go-To Christmas Picks for Toddlers Oliver is going to be spoiled this Christmas!! When is he not?! Here's my Christmas shopping list for my little toddler. From Melissa and Doug toys, to driving his own keep, to indoor play ideas! Click the links below to shop for your little one! #1. Construction Plate and Utensils #2. C[...]
One of the hardest things with grief, besides grieving itself, is allowing ourselves to heal. Healing may sound close to impossible at first; A betrayal, a delusion, complete absurdity while suffocating from a pain that takes over our world. It can stop time, make every little part of daily life seem like a mountain to climb. Yet it can transform wha[...]
Here are 6 Pregnancy 'Dont's' that I will NEVER repeat! Don't ask Dr. Google and Dr. Know-it-all-without-PHDs. Bye bye Dr. Google and the fake doctors of the world. I feel like I need to put this as NUMBER ONE of my 6 pregnancy 'dont's' that I will never repeat because omgeee has it been liberating to not Google each symptom that coul[...]
Having a baby and being a mother has involuntarily entered me in a competition game I had no idea about... I've done a good job in my life at protecting myself in enjoying daily life goals, succeeding and working with others without having to outrun someone. I've never compared my skills. Now, today, I've gotten into an uncontrollable spiral where I[...]
andLIFE OF A MOM Being a mom is hard - we've all figured that out by now - but being an Autism mom is even harder. Autism is something that I wasn't educated enough on and wanted to support Jormari, who is our guest mom blogger for this post! She recently found out her daughter was autistic and started her journey to shed light on the subject, find s[...]
Being a new mom has taught me how to be completely imperfect and yet perfect to a little tiny human being's eyes. You thought you had responsibilities... until keeping your child alive comes along. You realize how much time you used to have to yourself and yet found reasons to complain. MOTHERHOOD MAKES YOU VALUE WHAT IS IMPORTANT BEYOND YOURSELF.[...]