Two-Month-Old Baby Update: How Time Flies

I am in utter disbelief that I am here writing the two-month-old baby update. Seems like yesterday when I was in the operation room being shown Evan’s face for the first time. How time has flown by. Well, it’s February 1st, which means it’s Evan’s two month birthday.  It still hasn’t clicked that I […]

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Men Do Not Cry: Thoughts by Moms Raising Sons

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Men do not cry, that is a phrase I have heard so many times. Before I had my son, these were words I would hear but they hardly moved me. Heard them from my friends when they would complain about their overly emotional boyfriends etc. Now that I have a child, a son to be […]

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8 Second Trimester Symptoms of Pregnancy

8 second trimester symptoms of pregnancy

The second trimester was the most easiest trimester during my pregnancy. It had it’s own difficulties, but overall, it was way easier to deal with than the first trimester. Considering I already wrote on my first trimester symptoms, I figured that I continue with them. So, I will be sharing some of the prominent second […]

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Journey to Motherhood: What They Don’t Emphasize

Every time I saw a mother and child strolling hand in hand I always thought, “I want that”. Not because I didn’t have it as a child or because I was longing for it but because to me, it was the natural course my life would take. We grow up, get married, have children, and […]

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My 9 First Trimester Symptoms of Pregnancy

9 First trimester symptoms

First trimester symptoms of pregnancy are some of the most missable ones, especially during the first month. They tend to get more noticeable in the second month or so, hence why I did not suspect of being pregnant until my hospital check. It also made sense why most women only find out during their fifth […]

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9 Ways to Ease Labor: Malawian Women Swear On These

9 ways to ease labor

If you are pregnant, one thing that is always at the back of your mind is labor. I know the feeling, it was constantly on the back of my mind when I was pregnant. You might just be like me and are already reading up too many books or blogs, checking out other people’s stories […]

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One-Month-Old Baby Update: We’re Doing Fine

When you don’t have kids, you find it funny when parents complain about how fast their babies are growing. I always just would laugh at them. Now here I am, wondering where the month went. Staring at him sleeping and I wonder when he got so big. I cannot believe it has been a month […]

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Breastfeeding Journey: 6 Important Tips That With Milk Supply

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by Sharon Kalima During pregnancy, one of the fantansies one has is breastfeeding for the first time. When my second-born son Kayden turned six months, the first thing that I did was celebrate how I managed to exclusively breastfeed my little one for six months! You may wonder why someone who has given birth before […]

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My C-Section Recovery: 10 Things I Wish I Knew

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C-section recovery was something I never expected. Funny enough, something my mom also never expected either. Considering it was something I never planned for, it was hard to prepare for my recovery. Regardless, it is almost 4 weeks since they cut me open to bring out my baby. I wanted to share some of the […]

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How I Chose My Baby’s Name… A Gracious Name

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Choosing a baby’s name is probably one of the hardest things I have ever had to do. Seconded by many things like academics and staying optimistic, but you get the point. As much as I was excited that I had a little life growing inside of me, it always scared me when the thought of […]

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