This post is part of the New Mom Monday series! A series about moms and their advice to new moms! Books and videos can only teach us so much, but there’s something special about hearing from real life moms. Honest, true, and always beautifully inspiring!!
♥ What’s your Name?
♥ Tell us a little about yourself!
♥ How many kids do you have? What are their names and ages?
♥ How do you find your “me time”?
♥ What is the best baby related book you’ve ever read?
♥ What’s the most useful baby product you have? Why do you love it?
My sling baby carrier. I’m lost without it. I love it because I can go to the store, park, zoo, state fair – pretty much everywhere and my baby will sleep, sleep, sleep while I take care of things and have both of my hands free.
♥ If you could say something to yourself when you first brought home your first baby, what would you say?
♥ How much planning did you do before your baby was born, and how do you think that it helped or didn’t help?
I was not prepared for the birth experience at all. I failed to take a class or even read a book. So, that didn’t help me as I didn’t know what to expect at the hospital.
♥ What do you believe are the top three pieces of advice a new mom or someone trying to conceive should know?
Research your options for childbirth. Surround yourself with people who support you in your parenting decisions. Don’t forget to take it all in and have fun!
♥ What is your best memory so far of being a mom?
So many! I have great memories of traveling with the kids. Love seeing new places together and old places through their eyes for the first time.
♥ Give us the short form version of your birth story.
♥ Lastly, for fun, define motherhood!
Motherhood is the opposite of all things selfish and ugly.