Oh man, I totally remember the first time my baby slept through the night (note how I picked a stock shot of an older baby – I’m actually still being generous there.) I can still feel the shiver of elation shrouded with confusion and terror. This guest post from Kristina pretty clearly sums up the entire thought process from start to finish.
When you have a new baby every damn person has an opinion, from your mother to that old lady in line at the grocery store. One way to preserve your mental sanity is to discard 95% of this dispensed advice and keep the bits that work for you. Here’s the advice worked for Heather and I think there is some gold here!
When I was pregnant and had a new baby I loved, loved, loved reading birth and new motherhood stories from other people. It made me feel less scared and lonely to know another woman was going through the same stuff. So when I got this funny, reassuring guest post from Melissa I knew some of you would really appreciate it – it’s like free therapy!