6 Things You Should Never Say to a New Mom - Redbook →

#2, 5 & 6 for sure lol

Communication only works when there is a back and a forth.

 Whole Foods is the best follow - this is a breakfast I can get behind!

Whole Foods is the best follow - this is a breakfast I can get behind!

7 Essential Oils to Take Back Your Sinuses (and Sanity!) During Allergy Season →

Going to have to jump on the essential oils bandwagon…

Last night I sunk to a low I never thought I would. After crying and fussing off and on for hours, cluster feeding from 4 pm until 1 am and one final disastrous ‘burp’ that I ended up wearing, I calmly pulled off my adorned clothing, placed a dry burp rag over the splatter that had landed on the bed, put my boy down in his bassinet, rolled over and went to sleep.

I’ll change the sheets today. Maybe.

I’m sitting here watching the sun rise hooked to my breast pump. What has happened to my life? Lol

What Causes a Controlling Personality →

For the longest time, I just assumed everyone had good intentions, mainly because I did. That other people wished the best towards me, my family, my professional life, again, mainly because I wish others well. But recently, I’ve had to reevaluate my take on those around me. Look at their intentions.

Is someone a friend, helpful or do they care about you and your best interest, if they only push onto you what they want for you and your life? If their help is only available on their terms?

After consideration and research over time, I found this article. It completely details controlling personalities and helped me realize that caring and control are NOT one in the same. If someone places limitations and stipulations on their ‘help’ or if they are only available to ‘help’ on their terms, it’s not help. It’s control.

Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country - ABC News →

I wish people would take shit like this seriously. It’s so unnecessary to expose newborns to environs like these. It’s dangerous and can often times be lethal. Educate yourself, the more you know could just save a kiddos life!

 The mantra I sing in my head when everyone keeps bragging on how well my newborn is sleeping, yet they don’t live here, nor are they woke up every 1-2 hours by his cries.

The mantra I sing in my head when everyone keeps bragging on how well my newborn is sleeping, yet they don’t live here, nor are they woke up every 1-2 hours by his cries.

How long does it take for an infant to cry themselves out? If your guess was 5 hours, you’re wrong.