When I was pregnant, one of the best things I did to prepare for our baby was to make a bunch of freezer meals. They really come in handy in the early newborn days, when you are too busy to cook. It’s also so wonderful to give your body comforting, nutritious food as you recover… Continue reading Freezer Meals for New Moms
When I was pregnant, there was no doubt in my mind; I wanted to breastfeed my baby. I had heard it could be hard, and I accepted that idea, but in a very vague and abstract way. I had seen women breastfeeding my whole life, what could really be SO difficult? Put baby to boob,… Continue reading Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.
When I look at myself in the mirror now, I see a pregnant mom, and it feels wonderful. I tend to smile at myself a little with a sense of peace and joy – tinged with a little disbelief, and mentally say “hi little girl,” to my daughter growing in my now obvious belly. I… Continue reading Week 17