• Being Mom

    Baby Things Shopping List

    Singing *Somebody’s on the way oh, bigi bigi bouncing baby*. If you’re reading this post on a list of baby things or baby items, chances are high you’re expecting your very own bundle of joy, I’d like to say a big congratulations to you, may you deliver safe and sound! Shopping for a new baby is an exciting time and by the time you’re done, you’d end up wondering how one little human being needs so many baby things. Try not to go too crazy with the shopping though, some of the baby items you’ll end up buying might never get touched. I’ll share a list of baby things as…

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    This Too Shall Pass – Encouraging New Moms

    When I had my baby back in 2017 and became a new mom, it felt like an out of body experience. Till today, I try to bring up the memories of the first few days in the hospital but most of it is blurry. One memory that sticks though is my blood draw/IV line (drip) experience. My son was delivered via cesarean and everything went great! Then the second night came. Before the surgery, two IV lines had been drawn on both arms for passing of fluids (drip) and medication. The lines worked well the first night but by the next afternoon, I had huge swellings at the site where…

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    First Time Mom Questions – Top 10

    As a first time mom, you have questions. Heaps, tons, barrels of questions and we will tackle some of them here. Pregnancy has come and gone. The highs, lows, discomfort, pain, swollen feet, great hair, pregnancy glow and all those hormones. Oh, the hormones. Now you have this great gift home with you, you’ve read different resources, most guests coming to visit you and the baby have various suggestions but you’re still confused. First off, you need to know everyone and their mother would have advice for a first time mom. You need to activate a super strong filter, it’s not every advice you should follow and not everything should…