An Honest Moms Journey through Motherhood

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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 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 […]

The Teething Experience.

The Teething Experience.

I am aware of the teething experience. Each child is different so, it is hard to call how the teething experience will be  for one before it happens. Everything from fever, to fussiness is to be expected. A baby’s first tooth breaking through has proven […]

New Mommy Mistake: I gave the baby juice!

New Mommy Mistake: I gave the baby juice!

My daughter is now 5 months old. She has grown and transitioned so much since her birth day. Her personality is beginning to blossom and she does not look like the same baby that I held in the hospital. I had to put her on […]

I finally found my Happy

I finally found my Happy

When you think “A Mother’s Love“,  you normally think that there is no love greater than that out side of the love of God. A lot of us fail to make the mental connection of what that really means. A mother’s love is one of […]

My hand at breastfeeding.

My hand at breastfeeding.

It is easier than what it looks like. The job is not just as simple as whipping out a breast and letting your child feast. At least, not for a first time mother. Breastfeeding is important for several reasons. When you think about it, that […]

My stance on smoking after being pregnant.

My stance on smoking after being pregnant.

  I am not ashamed to say that I was a heavy smoker before I had  my daughter. I liked smoking cigarette for various reasons but now that I look back on it, I think the ultimate reason why I smoked was because I liked to […]

Skin to Skin

Skin to Skin

It amazing how smart babies are. When you think about it, we have to learn them, it’s not the other way around. After my baby was born, I watched her and listened to her scream in awe. Everything felt surreal. I still couldn’t believe it. […]

Delivery room jitters

Delivery room jitters

Baby Evelyn is officially due on Friday, September 13th. My stomach is dropping and I have dilated 2 centimeters already. LITTLE MONSTER IS COMING… This last month of pregnancy has been dragging very slowly. Watching paint dry is a faster process than this. I have […]


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