“He might need to go up a half a size, but those are men’s.” Jaw dropped. There is no way in this world I am buying my son men’s shoes. I’m not ready for men’s shoes. Mainly because he is 8. Yup, I have an eight-year-old that is the size of the Jolly Green Giant. Every time I look at him I feel like he has grown. And […]
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Dear Mom with the new baby looking completely frazzled, I see you there. I see that you’ve haven’t been sleeping. You may not have even showered. And now…your precious new baby is screaming at the top of their lungs in the middle of Target. I see you and I’m not judging you. I want to […]
I went back to work two months after I had my son and thought I had it all together. Yes, I missed him. Yes, pumping sucked. But I found myself falling into a groove that worked for me. Every morning after he ate, I snuck in a quick snuggle and read him a book before […]
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All right, mamas! Something a little different for you today. I love getting together for play dates with my friends and their kiddos as much as any mama does. However, I won’t lie to you. Some weekends, I really just want to ditch the play dates, and do a day date instead. Sans children. With […]
Are you an expecting mom, have a baby 1 year or under, a new foster or adoptive mom, or are you a woman looking to plan a family soon? Then we have an event made just for you! Raleigh Moms Blog is thrilled to bring Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms back to […]
Perhaps one of the most significant transitions in life is giving birth and coming home with a baby. Many of us have never even been admitted to a hospital until we go wheeling into those maternity ward doors ready to burst. And then, a few short days later we are sent home with this new […]
I survived infertility. I hesitated to write that title. Infertility is not deadly. My life was not at stake and I don’t want to lessen what many people go through when they do receive a fatal diagnosis. But in many ways, it was survival. Infertility consumed my life in more ways than one. My relationships […]
When my son turned 6 months, my milk output started to decrease. At that point, I had been back to work for about 4 months and was having trouble keeping up with a regular pumping routine. My pumping times were blocked off on my calendar, but ad-hoc meetings or discussions would come up, and next […]
I used to be a sanctimommy. There I said it. Before you throw stones at me, let me tell you now, I’m sorry. I’ve seen the error of my ways. My second child has thrown me for a loop and I now know that I had it all wrong. You see, my first baby was […]
Let’s get real about pumping. IT’S THE WORST! The marketing pictures make you think it’s going to be like this: I’m not sure who that women is smiling at, or why she dressed to match her pumping bra. Sorry to break it to you, but I have never laughingly tossed back a refreshing glass of […]
I am a “working mom.” During the day, I work as commercial loan officer for a nonprofit bank, funding schools and minority owned businesses. After the work day ends, I start my second job as a mommy. I’m blessed that I love both of my jobs. My son is the best part of life, but […]