You think you know how things are going to go. You know you have a baby coming at some point, and you know that for the next few years they are completely and totally reliant on you for everything. You know that you will have middle-of-the-night wake up calls and blowout diapers and your activity will be limited to your house for a few weeks/months. You’re given advice whether you want it or not, and people try to prepare you for what they think will happen. But, in all honesty, nothing can ever really prepare you for being a parent quite like fumbling through it yourself. Continue reading
This. ALLLLLLLLL OF THIS!
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I’m not about to say that I’m a professional or anything, but I’ve managed to keep a baby alive for (almost!) twelve weeks now.
I don’t know about you, but that is pretty damn impressive. You know, coming from someone who swore she didn’t want children. Ever.
I joined a few Facebook groups a few weeks after I found out that I was pregnant. We would share stories about our pregnancies, complain about partners, and get advice. It was a safe space for us to talk about the most important thing that was going on in our lives.
Now it is a space for us to bitch about our partners, complain that we still can’t fit into our jeans, and wonder why we’ve got our period for the third time in six weeks. (That last one might be all me.) Postpartum life is glamorous. What can I say? All…
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