Our rainbow baby Beau Robert Faison was born on April 10, 2020 at 12:45 pm and weighed 7 lbs 8.8 oz 21 inches long. He is absolutely perfect in every way. He was born at the onset of a national pandemic. It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since a day I thought would never come. My due date was April 17th … Read More Our Birth Story
Daughters are so much different than sons aren’t they?! There’s a much different relationship between a mother and a daughter than there is between a mother and her son. We tend to be harder on our daughters. We push them and challenge them at times when we might react a little less stern to our sons. Why is that? We see OURSELVES in our … Read More Let’s teach our daughters THIS.
I am 34 years old and have 4 kids, 2 step kids, and one angel baby, all ranging from 18 years to 10 months old. My motherhood journey has been just that. A journey. A crazy, messy, beautiful, roller coaster ride of a journey. I often think about my 20 year old self about to give birth for the first time. I remember that … Read More Motherhood Isn’t Always About the Kids
Breastfeeding can be very challenging for some mamas. I had a much tougher time nursing my daughters than I did my boys. I’ve been very fortunate that both boys have been booby babies from the beginning! Here are some easy tips and reminders to help you get a successful breastfeeding routine down, especially if you’re a new mama! 1) Your baby is getting enough. … Read More Real Breastfeeding Tips: A Guide to Simplified Breastfeeding
Everyone has talked and posted about how awful 2020 has been. Most have had the perspective that this year has been so hard with many trials and tribulations, that they just want it to be over. Many have lost loved ones, lost their jobs, had to close their small businesses, and had to make very difficult decisions for themselves or their family. The year … Read More A Year in Review: Why I’m Holding Onto 2020