A Mother’s Journal: The First Six Months

December 18, 2015

I’m a self-proclaimed turtle. Slow-mo New Mexico. There’s no such thing as a fast-paced New Mexican. A unicorn. A chupacabra. They just don’t exist (well maybe the chupacabra). So you can imagine what a change becoming a mom has been...

By Toni

A Mother’s Journal: The First 5 Months

November 19, 2015

I’m that annoying mom who talks baby stuff like it’s the only thing I have going on—poopy diapers, tummy time, growth spurts, height and weight percentiles, teething tricks, scooting vs. crawling.  I promised never to become this...

By Toni

A Mother’s Journal: The First Three Months

September 29, 2015

How do you even begin to articulate this stage in life? I’ve never been so besieged with thoughts, feelings, emotions, hormones, and bouts of lethargy, while at the same time the happiest I’ve ever been—happy from the depths of my...

By Toni

A Mother’s Journal: The Art of Breastfeeding

August 25, 2015

I never thought I’d be one to cry over spilled milk—and not just once, but twice—to completely lose my shit, standing over the kitchen sink and mumbling no…no…why me? Sounds a bit melodramatic, but that’s exactly what happens when a...

By Toni