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A Baby Story

The Realities of Motherhood: Birth Stories

The Realities of Motherhood: Birth Stories

When I started the @thisisrealmom project, I set out to document everyday realities of motherhood. I was inspired by my own struggles, especially when it comes to expectations vs. reality. Here are some stories from myself as well as other mothers who can also relate […]

A Second Sleep Story & 3-4 Month Schedules

A Second Sleep Story & 3-4 Month Schedules

This is Part 1 of my second baby’s sleep story. You can find the update/Part 2 here. And, find more sleep schedules here. This post contains affiliate links. See more information. A Second Sleep Story The moral of the story is…. there’s no such thing as a […]

A Second Baby Story

A Second Baby Story

This is the story of the birth of my second child. You can read my first birth story here.  My blood pressure had been climbing up with the low number hovering in the high 80s and they had a protein level come back high so […]

A Baby Story

A Baby Story

This is the birth story of my first child. At the end of both of my pregnancies, I found reading other women’s birth stories to be very comforting. I hope that my story can be useful to other women and that other women will feel […]

A Sleep Story

A Sleep Story

This is the story of how my first baby learned to sleep. You can find my second baby’s story here. and learn how to teach your baby to sleep here. Re-reading this story and the things I learned that I wrote when my first baby […]