Pumping for Survival

I attached the apparatus to myself and began the desperate task of pumping. In this case I wasn’t only pumping to feed my baby, it felt like I was pumping to save his life. At that point he was only getting nutrition through various IVs. They were waiting for my breast milk to start feeding him. I pumped and I pumped and I pumped…

The Celebration of a Life and the Heroes that Saved it

This was the moment that I learned just how much love could hurt. I never felt such emotions in all my life. I was filled with extreme joy that my son was finally here and came out crying… a sign that he was alive after an emergency C-Section at just 30 weeks. At the same time, I was struck with an intense urge to protect and nurture him, something I wasn’t able to do like every other mother.

How Multitasking is Ruining Motherhood

We try to live up to these unrealistic standards, often imposed by ourselves because we care too much about what others think of us! We have our hands in so many different things at the same time, we’re not present in any of them! So how do we fix it and find more time to present with our kids and enjoy our lifestyle?

Before we were mothers

It's so easy for mothers to get lost in the joyful, chaotic and emotional experience of motherhood. But continuing to pursue your passions and interests, even if it's only one day a week, will allow you to be a better wife, mother, friend and every other being that exists within you.

Top 5 Summer Snacks

By now your kids have been home for at least a week. Is it just me or are they ALWAYS HUNGRY?! In case you're running out of snack ideas, I've made a list of my favorite summer snacks to keep your kids satisfied, happy and healthy!

15 years later, a double blessing

"I was unsure about how the large age gap between our teenage son and our newborns would fare. But every time I look at them together, it serves as a reminder that you never know what will happen in your life.  Watching my son play with his baby sisters gives me an overwhelming feeling of happiness."