First, you have the heart-wrenching pain of watching your child struggle. You feel helpless as you watch doctors and nurses do the thing that you’re supposed to be able to do: make your child feel better. Add to that stress and lack of sleep, and you’ve got a pretty terrible combination.
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Trauma can change our brains. It can change how we see the world and how we perceive danger. It can also shift how our emotions work and how we manage them. And it can certainly change the way we think: about people, about ourselves, and about relationships. These changes often seep into the way we parent. And most […]
I watched my mom for many years as she led the charge to find the best help for my sister from doctors all around the country. I remember my dad working endlessly to pay for bills that constantly poured in from all kinds of experimental treatments. And I’ll never forget my mom’s struggle as she […]
As far as Dorian goes, we’re on the right track. I love him endlessly. He’s my beautiful little cherub. I can’t help but shower him with affection any chance he’ll let me. One day, I want to tell him everything. I want him to know this wasn’t easy for me, but it was worth it. […]
I know you feel overwhelmed, frustrated, and tired. I know it seems like an insurmountable task when you’re in full-on Nurse Mommy mode. Take a deep breath, mama. You’ve got this. And I know you’ll survive it, because we did.
Bloom 2018 was a wonderful three-hour event celebrating pregnancy, birth, and those precious first two years. We at Fort Worth Moms Blog (FWMB) are forever grateful for all the DOZENS of people who made the event possible. Those 150 attendees also filled up our hearts with encouragement and motivation to do more, be more, and […]
Going through perimenopause doesn’t mean your libido will go away completely, but it will likely decrease considerably. And if you had difficulties with sex in your relationship before perimenopause, these issues may worsen.