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

The Pregnancy Journal of a Late Bloomer: Chapter 5

May 20, 2015

TMH: Can’t believe it’s any day now, and everyone keeps asking if I’m ready. Well, I’m never ready. I’m the person standing at the open door of a plane, wearing the parachute with no real intentions of jumping. If someone doesn’t push...

By Toni

The Pregnancy Journal of a Late Bloomer: Chapter 4

April 28, 2015

Middle of the 3rd Trimester (8 Months or 32-36 Weeks) HH: You’re almost there! You’ll be meeting your baby in just a few more weeks. Enjoy this time. Doing your pregnancy journaling now will help you to prepare emotionally and mentally...

By Toni

The Pregnancy Journal of a Late Bloomer: Chapter 3

March 26, 2015

Beginning of the 3rd Trimester (7-8 Months or 27-31 Weeks) HH: Welcome to the third trimester, Toni! You two are almost there! Your baby girl is going through so many changes right now just like you. She is at the age where she can see...

By Toni

The Pregnancy Journal of a Late Bloomer: Chapter 2

February 26, 2015

Hannah Haehn: Wrapping up the second trimester, which takes place week 13 through week 27, is a big shift in the pregnancy. You have passed the halfway mark and are now in countdown mode for baby’s arrival. The past few months you have...

By Toni

The Pregnancy Journal of a Late Bloomer: Chapter 1

January 22, 2015

Hannah Haehn: Pregnancy is a unique time in life. For all the experiences that we have in life, few are as rare. Because of this and because of the great wonder of life that is being formed during this time, it can be valuable to take...

By Toni