Breastfeeding is a natural thing that goes back to the beginning of man, so why it is always such a hot topic and controversial social issue is beyond me. I understand that not everyone feels comfortable with the thought of one human sucking on another human’s nipples in public, even if it is a baby, but if you can’t see it happening, than why worry about? Continue readingTweet
Little BK is 3 months old today and I am amazed that we have survived! To say that being a parent is easy, would be a huge lie, and these last three months have reminded us of that.
Three months for myself has been extremely difficult. With J home for the past month on disability healing from his knee surgery, and already battling PPD, I have been pushed over my limit multiple times. To make a long story short, I started taking my “happy pills” a little over a week ago. After a very scary moment where I felt suicidal and very hopeless, my husband and I realized that I needed more help than we’d thought. I’ve always battled depression. As a teenager I suffered from suicidal thoughts and then again after I had my daughter at 18…I never thought that I would get back to that place where I am now. It was scary to say the least. Continue readingTweet
It’s always been ironic to me that something that should bring a couple together like the birth of a baby, can also push that same couple to the brink of separation. No, John and I are not getting a divorce, trust me, but I’m not going to lie, sometimes the thought has crossed my mind and even come out of my mouth during hormonal induced screaming matches…Tweet
I am a firm believer that God only puts us through things that he thinks we are strong enough to handle. It’s very comforting for me to think this way and it has gotten me through a lot of hard times in my life. Right now however, all I want to do is scream a bunch of curse words out into the world until I’m blue in the face.
Let me start from the beginning. Continue readingTweet
There aren’t a lot of things in my life that I can truly be proud of. I didn’t graduate from highschool and instead let my peers tear me to shreds emotionally and mentally. I entered many unhealthy relationships and habits out of self hate, and my own insecurities. I got pregnant unmarried and way too young, and I didn’t stay with the father of my first child.
10 years ago at age 16 Continue readingTweet