Pregnancy Fears: It Happened to My Sisters, It Will Happen to Me…

Pregnancy Fears

Welcome to the February 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Fears This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared stories and wisdom about parenting fears.   We all have pregnancy fears, it is just the beginning of the worry that we live with as parents. Some fears come from reading too much on the internet, some come from listening to insensitive acquaintances and some are based on the difficulties that our family members have had.  Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding have often… » Continue Reading

Love-At-First-Sight (Wordless Wednesday)

#Family Friday: Our Birth Story

My second son was born on June 21st 2012. This is how it all went down. I had my first contraction at 8:08am on Wednesday June 20th. I remember the exact time because I was playing on Facebook and checked the time on my computer as the contraction came on. It was not strong or painful but I felt my belly tighten and get hard. They randomly continued throughout the morning. My mother and I went shopping all afternoon buying last minute things for the baby and the house. We were gone for 5 hours of walking, driving and shopping…. » Continue Reading