A Lonely Loss: How to Cope with a Miscarriage

One of the most difficult things I have had to deal with in life was the loss of my unborn children. The feelings of pain, loss, and confusion were only followed by feelings of failure and shame. It was a long journey for me learning how to cope with a miscarriage. Through that journey I learned that it may feel like a long tunnel while you’re going through it, but there’s a light at the end and you can come through it a stronger person.

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What To Do About The Terrible Twos

Raising babies isn’t easy. We’re so excited when they start walking and talking, and then before we know it they’re able to yell “NO” and run away. If you have a toddler (or almost toddler) you may be wondering what to do about the terrible twos. 

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What Is The Best Way To Adopt?

There are a variety of options for adoption. Determining what the best way to adopt is depends you. It’s important to first determine if adoption is the right option for you and then you can determine what form of adoption will work best. Depending on your preferences and what you are comfortable with, you and your spouse can narrow down your options.

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Finding A Baby Name

There is a lot of pressure when it comes to finding a baby name. The name you choose will stay with your baby for the rest of their life, or at least through childhood. Whether this is your first baby or your fifth, you may be struggling to come up with the perfect name. So where should you start?

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How To Survive The Last Month Of Pregnancy

As you get toward the end of your pregnancy, you are likely going to start feeling done being pregnant. Trust me, I know the feeling. When I was pregnant with my son I had to be induced after watching my due date come and go. I have some tips on how to survive the last month of pregnancy while your baby does their last little bit of growing. 

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Planning for Baby Number 2

After about 6 month away, I’M BACK! After struggling with infertility for 6 years, the last thing I expected was to get pregnant again so quickly. Planning for baby number 2 is something that we thought we would have a little more time for but it seems God had other plans. Continue reading “Planning for Baby Number 2”

Traveling With A Baby On An Airplane

Traveling on a plane is always a lot of work between packing the right size bag, getting through security in time to make the flight, and finding the right gate. Once you get on the plane it doesn’t get easier. We’ve all been stuck next to someone who is either nervous, drunk, or just way too talkative. Traveling with a baby on an airplane adds a whole new level of complexity to traveling. Continue reading “Traveling With A Baby On An Airplane”

Reading to My Baby – The Best Part of Bedtime

One of my favorite things to do is reading to my baby. There’s no shortage of books in his bedroom but we still have our favorites that early on became part of our nightly routine. I make sure to read to him every night, and will even do it over the phone if he goes to bed before I get home from work. Continue reading “Reading to My Baby – The Best Part of Bedtime”