Posts in Motherhood
#2 Postpartum Update: 6 months.

I am 6 months postpartum,

Mentally: I am in a very good place. I 100% believe being on the verge of postpartum depression was because of the weather. It effects me a lot & being cooped inside didn't help. Once I started getting out & meeting with other moms for coffee etc my mental health went from me thinking "how am I going to get out of this.." to no depression, no anxiety. However, 5 months postpartum I had a terrible bout of health anxiety for about 2.5 weeks.

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My Postpartum Update: 4 months

I am 4 months postpartum, I now weigh 147 lbs . I was 191 lbs at the end of my pregnancy. I began at 160 lbs. I do not exercise besides walking as of yet because I just haven't had the motivation. However, I do have a delicious diet full of veggies & fruit which I am sure has helped! I am Vegan for those of you unaware. I snack like it is nobody's business too!

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• Sleeping Baby •

One of the biggest questions that I get asked recently, is about my Lucas’s sleep habits. It’s a parent’s great debate. What type of method did you use while they were a baby? how long should you co-sleep? what do you do if your child doesn’t sleep anymore? There are so many different opinions to all of our sleeping questions. But, one thing I know for sure is that every kid is different. My mom group says so.

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I see this passed around the internet like a badge of honour. Shouted from the rooftops proclaiming you are officially a better mom if your life consists solely around making sure your nuggets are tended to. I am here to disagree. I actually think hobbies & activities outside of your mom duties help make you better wife, mother, friend, etc. 

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• Peapod Mats •

I first heard about the Peapod Mats from Erin Ireland who I follow on Instagram months before I was even pregnant. I thought it was the coolest idea because I know the hospitals have the pink & blue mats they have on each bed for accidents etc. When I became pregnant I immediately remembered Peapod Mats & reached out to the company.

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• What's In My Diaper Bag •

Being a first time mum I want everything to be pristine, organized to perfection & easily accessible. That would be considered a miracle right?! Unrealistic expectations of motherhood. I can try my best though! I have partnered with TWELVElittle to show you what is inside the First Time Mum's diaper bag and to show you this beautiful unisex bag that is honestly, perfect for that dads out there! So they don't feel a little off carrying a diaper bag that looks like a purse.

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