Tag Archives: motherhood

My sweet girl, Shortly after you were born, I read something that referred to the first few months of life with a newborn as the “100 days of darkness”. They’re hard, those 100 days. Keeping a tiny human alive, wild hormones and #allthefeels (anxiety, guilt, sadness, joy, pride, rage), the sleep deprivation, a healing, postpartum […]

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My darling girl, I knew it would happen like this; the longer you’re here, the more I love you. The first weeks were hard—really hard—and there were times when I loved you, but didn’t really like you. Love is like cement though; malleable and a little sticky at first, but absolutely permanent once it sets. And […]

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Hi my sweet girl, It’s been a whole month, 31 days, since you were first placed in my arms, screaming like your world was ending. In a way, I guess it was. Everything that you knew, all the warm, cozy, whooshing sound of my womb, was instantly replaced with cold, naked, bright, and foreign. You […]

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This is my second pregnancy and I have some new things that I am loving this time around. (Here’s what I loved last time. I still advise the TempurPedic, by the way!) I’m still loving this Mother’s Special Blend oil. I used this during my first pregnancy and it was the first thing I ordered […]

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My sweet child, Two years ago on this day, I finally saw your beautiful face for the very first time. It was surreal and wonderful all at the same time. When you were born, you didn’t cry. People say that babies should always cry when they’re born; that’s how you know they’re okay. But you […]

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