An Honest Moms Journey through Motherhood

Author: BlaqKharma

Why I will never take my son back to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Why I will never take my son back to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Whenever you think of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, you think of the optimum care for your little one. At least, that’s the way that it is marketed to us. We put our trust in these doctors with our children. For me, as a new mommy […]

What is Grade 3 Placenta Maturity?

What is Grade 3 Placenta Maturity?

The midwife told me that I had a Grade 3 Placenta when I hit 37 weeks during this pregnancy. I looked at her blankly and ask her, “What is that”. She then informed me that my placenta was beginning to calcify and die. I had […]

My second try at breastfeeding a Newborn

My second try at breastfeeding a Newborn

Breastfeeding a newborn can make you feel defeated if you do not know what you are doing. I had my first baby in September of 2013. I planned to breastfeed her. Breastfeeding has become even more popular over the years, even though it’s one of […]

Why I Choose Baby Name Malcolm

Why I Choose Baby Name Malcolm

Why did I choose baby name Malcolm? His name was set earlier this year. Why the sudden change? Hmmm… To be honest, it all boils down to this: With what he survived during the final months, Malcolm was a stronger name.   During the magical […]

Fighting Antepartum Depression (Pregnancy Depression)

Fighting Antepartum Depression (Pregnancy Depression)

Antepartum Depression (pregnancy depression) is real. It is one of those occurrences that happens to be fairly common during pregnancy, yet no one really talks about it.   It is guessed that anywhere from 12 to 23 percent of all pregnant women deal with this form […]

Why Water birth

Why Water birth

This go around, I am choosing to have my birthing experience in water. Water birthing has become increasingly popular over the recent years. However, both water laboring and water birthing go back to ancient times. The idea of water birth used to freak me out. […]

Why the WIC nutrition program doesn’t promote healthy food

Why the WIC nutrition program doesn’t promote healthy food

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) nutrition program does not have our best interest at heart. At least, not when it comes down to feeding your family real and healthy food. You get the bottom of the barrel products and organic food is out of the […]

Mom Vs. Mom

Mom Vs. Mom

The first trimester of a pregnancy has proven to be very hard for me. The hormonal surge and physical changes can take an emotional toll on even the strongest women. Being a mom is tough, even from before baby gets here.  My first pregnancy was […]

Farewell to my mother, the narcissist.

Farewell to my mother, the narcissist.

One thing that I have learned from my mother is that, it is okay to be a narcissist. It is okay to be self-absorbed and care solely about your feelings. It is okay to overtly force your parenting responsibilities on your daughter and claim that […]

DIY Baby food vs. Processed Baby Food.

DIY Baby food vs. Processed Baby Food.

What do you do when you do not trust the jar food? Create  DIY baby food. After unsuccessfully trying to  feed my daughter the jar food several times, I finally gave it a taste myself. After I did that, I quickly understood why my daughter […]


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