Quotes to help you through a rough day as a mom

Family, Feminism

The first year with your baby is known to be the most challenging one. That’s what I’ve been hearing all the time. I think it do gets easier but there’s other challenges that you get to face at each stage of parenthood. There are so many different challenges and problems we have in our every-day life that a little toddler crying can easily throw us off on days where we are not at our best. It is normal, and it is natural to feel all those feelings you might have.

Gadgets for life with a baby and how to replace them when travelling

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Babies actually don’t need much, it’s the parents who need their little helpers. The market for baby gadgets is huge and there is so much one can have but only so little one really needs. Since our ninth travel together as a family is coming up next week, I wanted to share with you my go-to baby gadgets when at home and how to replace them when you are travelling.

What you should know when you gave birth

Family, Feminism

Giving birth to a human being – a truly unforgettable and special experience for a family. About 18 months ago I experienced this wonder. During pregnancy I did read a lot about the current development of my baby and I did a bit of research on certain topics I was interested in, such as breastfeeding, bonding, how to calm a crying baby etc.

Once we came home and our everyday life started as a small family, I ended up reading way more about anything related to my baby. Be it sleeping, eating, pooping, I used the internet trying to get as much information as possible from women who have been in a similar situation as me. In this time I also talked a lot with my fellow mamas about any issues we had. In retrospect I think there were couple of topics I did not think about, so here’s what you might want to prepare for:

What motherhood has taught me pt. 3

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Today I’m a mom since 16 months and 5 days. It is the most intense time I’ve lived so far. My days have never been fuller with to-do’s but also never been more filled with tiny moments of joy. Here’s what I learned in the past months about motherhood: