Tag: Baby

Baby Body Confessions

Hey mamas! I’m Shelby and I’m stopping by from my blog, The Blissfully Exhausted Mama, to talk to you about an issue many mamas deal with, the baby body blues. Long before I was expecting, my body was in its prime. I spent hours in the gym…

My Real Life Nightmare

Have you ever had a horrible nightmare? The kind where you wake up and are so relieved to find out it was just a dream? You take a deep breath; feel instant relief, and then go back to sleep. That is how Post Partum Depression is, except…

4 Benefits of a Vauva Bag

About a month ago, I won a giveaway that contained a Vauva Diaper Bag. I like my pack so much that I decided to write a post about it. Here is the beautiful minimalist pack I am talking about… Here are the 4 benefits of owning…

Dream vs. Nightmare: What’s your mamahood?

What I had dreamed would be the greatest time of my life turned out to be a complete nightmare. The dream began when I was a very little girl. All I thought about was the day when I would become a mother. I spent every day…

Confessions of a Postpartum Mama

There’s something very surreal about sitting down to write your own personal life experiences. Surreal? More like scary… terrifying… yes, let’s go with terrifying. It might just be because the topic is something people don’t often open up about to random strangers on the internet (hello,…

The Ultimate Guide to Sleep Training: Babywise

I have a lot of people make comments on how lucky I am that O sleeps through the night and that he has since he was 5 weeks old. You read that right, he has slept through the night since he was 5 weeks old. The…

Why They Don’t Tell You

January 16, 2017 To my baby boy, We celebrated your one-year birthday today. I can finally say that I understand why they don’t tell you what it really means to be a parent. Before I became a parent, everyone warned me that I would never get…

MY STORY of PPD: That’s okay with me.

I have thought long and hard about exactly how I would put my story into words. I just want to be real with all of you. I hope sharing my story can help you have someone to relate to. Or at least help others to be…