How a SAHM became a WAHM and turned her time into dollars and sense.
I could just as easily have called this post "Everything Smells Like Sour Milk." Since the birth, a million amazing, crazy things have happened! For one, we named our baby girl! Her name is Alice Athena. As of today we are exactly one month and one day postpartum. Alice is doing really well. Although we … Continue reading Sweet Days with Baby (A Postpartum Account)
DISCLAIMER: This post contains images of a real placenta and blood. There are many benefits to placentophagy, or the act of consuming one's own placenta postpartum. Clinical trials have not been published yet, but anecdotal evidence suggests that a placenta may nourish a mama after birth in many ways. It may replenish iron deficiencies, support … Continue reading DIY Placenta Encapsulation
Our new baby girl was born early this morning! We are so deeply in love with her. No she does not have a name yet. I am so happy that we had a free birth; that we were at home just me and my husband and our new little one. Everything that happened and the … Continue reading How To DIY Birth: baby girl birth story 2/12/19
My husband José and I are expecting our third baby around the end of February. As I have just about 4 or 5 weeks left, I thought now would be a good time to reflect and share how things have been going, and some interesting inklings we've had about who our new child is going … Continue reading Inklings on a New Life
It feels like it's been forever since I wrote a blog post! Post-holidays are a busy time of year for my husband José and I, as we celebrate our daughter's birthday and our anniversary back-to-back. It's been eight years since then but to me it feels like it's been a lifetime. Well, it has been … Continue reading Mia’s Story
It is important for us to share now more than ever. Sharing deep, personal feelings may not float everyone's boat, but it connects us in a way that nothing else in the world ever can. When we are vulnerable, we may feel we are showing weakness, but others will perceive it as courage and strength. … Continue reading A Baby Is
We will be welcoming our third child in February, and yes we're hoping it's a dragon. First trimester is a bitch. It's been 7 years since my last pregnancy, and I completely forgot how sucky it is. My favorite place to be is in bed. My favorite thing to do is sleep. No caffeine has … Continue reading We’re Hoping It’s a Dragon