So you’ve now had your little one and got the okay from the doctor to start working out again, but you find that you have little/no time to head to the gym and have no CLUE where to start with at home workout programs or just have no workout experience whatsoever. I’m here to help! Granted, I’m not a healthcare professional or a personal trainer, but I have done my fair share of fitness programs and I’d like to share with you my experiences so I can help get you on the right track.
First, let’s be real. Breastfeeding in public sucks. Regardless if your boobs out/covered, whatever, I’d much rather be home breastfeeding surrounded by pillows in my pajamas with a box set of Friends nearby rather than on a park bench next to some random person who I can’t tell whether or not they’re offended by me feeding my screaming newborn.
So that aside, I had my first real restaurant experience this past week and let me tell you, it was horrible which is why I’m writing this post to perhaps help promote change within the food industry to accommodate breastfeeding mothers. And no, I’m not saying you should change entire layouts of restaurants or wait on me hand and foot. These are very simple suggestions that hopefully will allow me to feel more confident eating out which is my friggin right regardless of what’s stuck on my nipple.
I know everyone tells you that you never know what you’re going to be like as a parent until you become one. That all your preconceived notions of parenting are forever changed once that baby arrives into your world. I can tell you that this is completely true. I never once thought I would be into attachment parenting. I actually used to laugh at the idea… but I see that now I’ve actually become one and I feel like it’s actually been the best choice for me and my family.
When I was preparing for my darling little girl, I was so confident she would not get nappy rash. I did everything to find information on the subject including watching people wipe their children for tips on YouTube. So much so that I didn’t even buy any nappy rash cream.
My newborn’s first 5 weeks of life were pretty crazy and nothing like I really imagined. Granted I knew my days of uninterrupted sleep were over, but there were a few other things that I didn’t anticipate. So without further adieu, here are 5 facts I’ve learned over my baby’s first 5 weeks of life: