I am a 30 yr old first time mom from St. Louis, MO. My husband, Chris, and I were just blessed with our little guy, Connor, in May. We had to go through IVF to be able to have Connor, so he's even more special to us and our families.
Chris and I are huge St. Louis Cardinal fans and we love entertaining and hanging out with friends.
My husband and I lead a very organized, balanced lifestyle. Everything has its place in the house. Or so it did... Four months ago, we welcomed a baby boy into this world and now, our little guy has thrown our whole life balance off-kilter (in the best way possible). We enjoy every minute we have with him and... read more
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I really feel it would have been so much easier to have and raise a baby in simpler times. Today, it feels like having and raising a baby has become somewhat of a competition or a trendy, popularity contest. That might sound harsh, but hear me out: Although all the new advances in medicine have... read more
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I'm a new mom and I'm experiencing some postpartum depression. There are a few things I think contributed to my developing it. First of all, I'm prone to anxiety and depression and have struggled in the past with social anxiety. While I was pregnant, I had a secret concern that I would wind up... read more
5187http://blog.thebump.com/2012/09/21/how-i-realized-i-had-postpartum-depression/http%3A%2F%2Fxothebump.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F09%2F109.jpg%3Fw%3D112http://s0.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xothebump/images/share-pinit-post.pngHow I Realized I Had Postpartum Depressionthebump
I became an official mom three-and-a-half months ago and, although I only halfway believed people when they said my life will change forever, they were absolutely right. I was a nanny for three years before switching to my current job so I I was very confident in my ability to care for a baby but... read more
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