I am so excited to announce that This Mom Blogs. has been revamped and moved to its permanent home at http://www.thismomblogs.org! I would love for all of you to join me there to continue to keep up with our latest adventures. I'm sorry for any inconvenience, but I can't wait to see you there!
In case you missed it, child birth hurts. Contractions hurt, pushing hurts, even recovery can hurt. Luckily, throughout this entire journey, there is this miraculous thing called pain medication. Now, for some reason unbeknownst to me, women have started to stray from this miracle drug. The new fad in child birth is to go au… Continue reading How Pain Medicine Saved My Labor Experience
Some women have beards. I'm not talking grandma with a few long hairs hanging from her chin. I mean full on beard - dark, thick, coarse hair in the chin region. Why might a twenty four year old woman have a beard, you might ask? The answer is simple - PCOS. PCOS, or polycystic ovarian… Continue reading Yeah, I Have A Beard! Don’t You?
[Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In case I haven't said it enough, Chunker LOVES music. I cannot exaggerate that enough, he really, really loves music. He has enjoyed listening to all kinds of music since he was a newborn and… Continue reading Review: Tops Tots – Songs to Help Me Grow
If you're anything like me, when you found out you were pregnant, you began googling like crazy to check out the best baby products for your little one. You to tracked down all the latest "must-haves" and double checked all their ratings and safety standards. After you finally welcome your teeny tiny baby into the… Continue reading Baby Basics: 0-3 Months
As some of you may know, yesterday was my birthday! I turned the big 2-4! Unlike some people (I'm looking at you, husband) I quite enjoy birthdays and think they are something special that should be celebrated, even if I am past my prime birthday enjoying years! This year was the first year that I… Continue reading 4 Unforgettable Birthday Traditions
I sit and watch your chest rise and fall, and today, I hold you. You snore and you wiggle and you sigh and you flail, and today, I hold you. You stretch and you stretch and you take my hand, and today, I hold you. I whisper in your ear and stroke your hair, and… Continue reading Today, I Hold You.
For the first time since we had Chunker, sickness has descended upon us *insert dramatic music here*! Of course, I couldn't be the only one to get sick like in the pre-baby days, so in no time we were all feeling the funk. It came out of no where, too. All of a sudden we… Continue reading Sickness Has Set In!
We Were Nominated! I am so excited to announce that This Mom Blogs. was nominated for the Liebster Award! A big thank you to Claudia of Conscious Earth Mama for this amazing honor. She has a really awesome blog all about natural living and a holistic lifestyle. Make sure to head on over to her… Continue reading 2017 Liebster Award Winner
As a mom, we have to make many decisions before our child is ever born. We do our absolute best to be prepared for what is to come knowing that when our child enters the world everything we have planned for may change. Part of being a mom is, or should be, being flexible when… Continue reading Say NO to Lactivism