I have written and spoken before of the great mother shock I went through immediately postpartum. I found myself unbelievably prepared for motherhood despite many friends telling me that mothering would come instinctively to me, just as it had to generations of other mothers before. It didn’t. And rather than waiting, I turned to other moms I trusted for knowledge and mainly what’s missing in the parenting books, understanding.
Even though April Fool’s Day is behind us, the month is full of holidays to celebrate. Plus, it’s now officially Spring, which for me has replaced Autumn as my favorite season. Yesterday, the birds were chirping outside my window and I couldn’t stop myself from smiling that the season had arrived.
Here are some fun activities to consider this month!
I’m so eager to tell you about the new book Let’s Panic About Babies! written by former Alphamom contributors Alice Bradley (of Finslippy) and Eden Kennedy (of Fussy) which is based on their very popular website. This humor book is a parody of the pregnancy and baby tomes filling bookstore shelves. If the Onion (the […]
I have been slowly commissioning affordable custom portraits of my son. My plan is to have a gallery of framed drawings, paintings, sketches and silhouettes of my son at different ages in childhood. I have several already, mostly from artists found on Etsy. Here’s a recent find.