Dear Anaís: In a little over two months, if everything goes smoothly you will no longer be an only child. Your dad and I will be paying more attention to someone who’s littler, more fragile, and more helpless than you … Continue reading A Letter To My Daughter During Her Last Days As An Only Child
Before I became a mom, I thought I knew exactly what kind of mom I was going to be (hilarious, right?) I assumed I was going to know exactly what to do and how to do it, that everything came together easily, and I was going to spend all my time loving my babies, stress free. However, I wasn’t prepared for how much motherhood was going to teach me about myself and even more surprisingly, how much my husband was going to teach me about being a mother. 1. How to Find Patience This is one of the most important … Continue reading 6 Things My Husband Taught Me About Being A Mother
Growing up these three words were rarely uttered. It could be our Asian heritage, a Guyanese thing, or maybe it was just my parents. Don’t get me wrong, my sister and I didn’t lack anything during our upbringing, my mother and father expressed their love for us by buying our favorite meals, the latest trends, and anything else we desired. We always had the newest shoes, and gadgets, our nails done, and anything else a girl could ask for. However, one thing that was missing during our upbringing was the discussion and expression of emotions. In my parents household, if … Continue reading Don’t forget to say, “I love you.”
It’s the morning after Anaís First Birthday party, we just finished cleaning up, and I’m finally sitting down to type this. I’m going to be honest, I’m crying while typing this. I can’t believe my beautiful, little princess is one. … Continue reading Anaís Turns One!
Happy Birthday to my first baby, my beautiful princess, mamas girl!!! I could go on, and on about this beautiful soul. However, on today’s post we will go behind the scenes and talk about her smash-cake shoot. I take all … Continue reading Happy First Birthday Princess Anaís! (Smash cake shoot)
My post on Breastfeeding Benefits: For Mom And Baby has been such a hit with you lovely bunch! I have been asked to write more on the topic of breastfeeding and if I can offer advice, tips, and tricks. Before … Continue reading Breastfeeding: A How-To
My decision to breastfeed my daughter has been constantly questioned. I have been told that formula is easier and more convenient, asked if I am not ashamed for exposing my body and feeding my daughter in public places, told that my breast milk won’t keep her full, and that formula fed babies are happier and healthy. Honestly, I want to tell all of those people to shove it and mind their business. Instead, I politely nod my head and change the conversation. I may not know everything, but I’m assuming these individuals do not understand or know the benefits that … Continue reading The Benefits of Breastfeeding: Mom and Baby