Learn to appreciate the "Sunday Scaries". You know that feeling of dread you get on Sunday night knowing you have to go back to work the next day? The unwelcome reminder of all those responsibilities you hid from for the past two days? It still happens, even when you don't leave your house. I used … Continue reading How to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom
Becoming a mom is challenging, rewarding, magical, and stressful as all get out. There are so many things to do, plan, and think about and, some days, it seems like you can't win. I came up with some things that really helped me, and continue to help me, through this transition. Get yourself some mom … Continue reading For New Moms
Today I thought I'd give you guys the inside scoop on my new life as a stay-at-home mom. I. Love. It. Lilly and I have gotten into a pretty good groove during the day and having a routine is so important. It can definitely still be challenging but, I'm so glad I get to spend … Continue reading The New Normal
My little girl turned 2 months yesterday! 🙂 She has become a master at turning her head completely from side to side during tummy time, she makes adorable cooing noises, and she's been sleeping for longer stretches at night. As for me, the PPD seems to be getting easier with the medication. I'm on the … Continue reading 2 Months!
First week of stay at home mom life was a success! I only took Lilly on a walk once, but I also took her to my 6 week OB appointment, so she went for a walk and a drive. I found out that I'm pretty good at keeping Lilly quiet in waiting rooms! I keep … Continue reading First Week Down
Today is the last day before Paul goes back to work and I am left alone to care for our baby. I'm pretty anxious about it, but I've been feeling more confident everyday. I started taking medication for PPD so that should make this go a bit smoother...I hope. I think the best thing for … Continue reading SAHM Life