is going out stressful?

Going out with my kids is stressful, or is it me?

These past two years, there have been some days that I do not feel happy. It took me a while to realize that. Today is one of those rare days that I feel unhappy, and I know it is all on me. I feel mom guilt for it because I...

girl about to throw a tantrum

Are tantrums the result of lack of parenting?

Before I had kids I used to think differently, obviously. You know, when you would see that kid at the grocery store throwing a tantrum and the parent would not do anything or just try to act nice to the kid? My theory was that tantrums were the result of...

breastfeeding love

Breastfeeding? 3 things I did to regain milk supply after surgery

Did you just have surgery or are going to have one and are worried about your milk supply decreasing? I will tell you what I did after my surgery to regain my milk supply. There are a number of reasons why milk supply decreases when we undergo surgery. Some of...

cholestasis of pregnancy. the itch you should not ignore

The pregnancy itch that should not be ignored: Cholestasis of Pregnancy

When we are pregnant we get bloodwork done to test for abnormalities that can happen to our babies. We are told to watch out for certain symptoms such as the ones for preeclampsia, any abnormal fetal movement, kick counts, etc. However, there are some symptoms that are somewhat overlooked many...

Enchilada plate

Mouthwatering red enchiladas from scratch

In honor of Mexican independence day, I made red enchiladas for dinner tonight. Enchilada sauce from scratch! Heyyy! 🙂Everyone in my family loves them and they are so forgiving and so versatile. They can be filled with shredded chicken, shredded beef, chorizo, or just cheese. Those are the most popular...

crusty eczema

How I got rid of annoyingly stubborn eczema

I have had this type of eczema on my ring finger midway down, and in between the middle and pinky fingers consistently for a few years. It comes and goes as it pleases but it usually lasts no longer than 2 months. Well, not this year! It started in January...

Mom teaching baby

My love and hate relationship with being a stay at home mom

I do not have a problem with being a stay at home mom/wife. Well, in the beginning, I did have it because I would belittle my worth as a stay at home mom. After all, I was not contributing to the household financially, or so I thought… I must admit...

Skye taking a nap

Sleep like a baby anyone? No, Thank You!

Have you ever had a kid whose sleep is so broken and unpredictable that you start to wonder if something is wrong with your child? Then, you start to question your own sanity because, how could you think something is wrong with your child after being told by the pediatrician...

breastfeeding

Your brain is why breastfeeding might seem gross to you

My mom never got to breastfeed me. She claims that she did not have any milk. However, I am starting to doubt that now because of a conversation we had a few months ago. She asked me if I was still breastfeeding my 15-month-old (back then she was 12 months...