Why are we our biggest critics? Why do we allow ourselves to talk down to ourselves when we wouldn’t allow anyone else to talk to us that way? We say things mentally to our self. We say things out loud to our self. We pick apart certain traits about our self. We see things we… Continue reading Loving yourself part one: Welcome the weirdness
I find it so comforting knowing nurses week, teacher appreciation week and mothers day all fall within a week of each other. Being a mother is a role that wears many hats. Not only are you a mom but you are a friend, you are a cheerleader, you are a counselor, you are a nurse,… Continue reading Thank you mom, I get it now.
Dear Senator Maureen Walsh, When you are ready you are welcome to come follow me or any other nurse in the hospital just to see how our day goes. I won’t let you touch anything, give anything or save anyone’s life. However, I will let you wear my watch where it counts my thousands and… Continue reading To all my nurses
Do you feel like your mind is running 24/7? Like there is always something that must get done. There is always something that needs to be cleaned, needs to be washed, needs to be picked up, needs to be cooked. There are needs that need to be met. Stop. Look around you. Do you see… Continue reading Just one more time
First rule of the exclusive pumper: ALWAYS and I mean ALWAYS bring extra milk with you!! If your baby doesn't nurse then you can't just expect him to hop on the boob and drink away. Believe me, I've tried this over and over and after 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding ill ask him, "Hey! You… Continue reading Grab the milk and head to Target
These eyes look to me for love and guidance. We as mothers must build our children up. From day one I have told my son how handsome he is, how strong he is and how loved he is. I pray with him and over him. I pray for his future and I pray for his… Continue reading New is fleeting.
You feel down. You feel out. You feel alone. You feel depressed. You feel anxious. You feel scared. You feel overwhelmed. You feel annoyed. You feel sad. You feel afraid. You feel defeated. You feel nervous. You feel tired. You feel exhausted. You feel worried. You feel confused. You feel absent. You feel dumb. You… Continue reading Its okay to not feel okay.
If you are an exclusive pumper let me just say, you need a pumping bag! Yes, now you have a purse, a baby, a diaper bag and a pumping bag to carry, what is one more thing right? After all we are moms and we can do anything…(but sleep). Here is a list of what… Continue reading Pumpers gotta pump – anytime, anywhere.
But not really. Okay I take that back, in the first few weeks this post would have been called I HATE to pump it pump it. Now that we are a few months into it, yes, I love to pump it pump it!! If you exclusively pump you know what I'm talking about here. You… Continue reading I like to pump it pump it..
You know how people start telling you something and somewhere along the line you get lost or maybe you just don't hear them right and you just shake your head, nod, laugh and agree? You are really not sure what they said or what they meant, you just hope it wasn’t a question. Well that… Continue reading Breastfeeding: aka hungry 24/7 X a million