All I can remember is looking at her father and saying, “We don’t even have a camera. This wasn’t supposed to happen today.” He held my hand, and the pressure on my abdomen started.
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This post is part of an editorial series, “The Stork Stories,” brought to you by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. We hope these pieces provide you with helpful information, encouragement, and answers as you prepare for baby’s arrival. Hey mom. Let’s talk. First things, first. You look incredible. Truly. Regardless of how you feel, you […]
I ended up having a C-section after a failed, and premature, induction. I was saddened, and my heart was crushed. I felt like something sacred was taken from me . . . the option to birth my baby in my way.
How many hours did I spend pushing my own babies in the late afternoon sun as we waited for him to come home from work? Now those same late afternoons are taken up by homework and practices. I blinked and life has changed. I breathe in deeply and prepare myself to go back inside and […]
I have been fortunate enough to develop deep friendships with women from all over the world and they have not only taught me about their lives and cultures, but they have also shown me how to be a better friend and mom.
I have to ask myself daily: Am I fighting this out of personal preference or because it is shaping her character? If it isn’t the latter, it’s time to drop it. I will fight for her to learn things like respect, kindness, and empathy, but if my battle is just that, MINE, I’m learning to […]
As my children grow, I have learned that it is really hard to be the axis of everyone’s universe in your home. I’ve seen my patience tested in ways that I didn’t think were possible, and I have admittedly failed the test almost as many times as passing it. I learned to ask for help […]