Sometimes I Still Hate Him, Part Two

Warning: This post is a continuation of yesterday’s post and includes content that may be triggering. My ex-fiance stalked and harassed me, and twice the justice system failed me by denying a restraining order simply because he didn’t lay hands on me.

Last month, I started attending Continue Reading…

Motherhood Made Me Such a Softy

I never used to be a crier.  Only something really moving (like “The Notebook”) would get the tears rolling.  That was before I had C.  Now I cry over a lot of stuff.  C laughing so hard that he gives me happy tears, C’s sad little face while he’s crying, any episode of Continue Reading…

Trust Issues

A friend of mine asked on Facebook yesterday how you know when an acquaintance becomes a friend, or when a friend becomes a best friend.  It sparked a conversation about how it becomes more difficult for some – and easier for others – to make new Continue Reading…

Not Getting My Hopes Up…

Had to call the doctor today due to some spotting with cramping and they said that I’m probably dilating and labor will be coming soon.   I have to say, I’ve heard that before and I am not getting my hopes up.  I really wish my doctor hadn’t told Continue Reading…

Labor is a Tricky, Tricky Thing

I really thought that today was the day.  I woke up at 6am with severe back pain and contractions.  They continued to come every 6 minutes for the next 8 hours.  We went for a walk, I drank a lot of water, ate some food, rested…everything that Continue Reading…

Prepping for Baby’s Arrival

How early did you start preparing baby clothes, sterilizing bottles, packing your hospital bag, etc.?

Earlier this month, I started washing all of my son’s towels and linens as well as all of his newborn and 0-3 month clothes.  Last week, I sterilized Continue Reading…

You Know You’re Pregnant When…

…you start crying over a Kay commercial just because the woman is rocking a baby.

Sheesh! Continue Reading…