Kitchenability Blog - postpartum advice

07.20.2017

“Can I get out of Bed?”

New series: My first year of motherhood. The trials, tears, love, and joy. Day 2 Unemployed and Pregnant Jan.8. 2016 I woke up to the buzz of my phone and the rustling of Archer (my dog) attempting to snuggle with me.  I looked down at my phone and my emotions came surging back. It was a former student who I had worked with for a […]

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08.26.2016

An Honest Look at Postpartum Life as a Food and Mommy Blogger

mommy nisa and baby eleanor

Life as a blogger. You hide behind a computer — picking and choosing what you decide to write. Picking and choosing the stories you want to share with the world. Deciding what will be relatable, what will get the most views, comments, or likes. And you stress over the constant failure you may perceive yourself to be. Some days, I think, “There goes another recipe […]

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07.18.2016

Getting Real About Childbirth, Breastfeeding and the Baby Blues

mommy blog delivery room

I want to get real with this post. I am gravitating toward more mommy bloggers who tell it like it is, and tell their raw stories, which I can relate to so much. So, in the spirit of that, I want to get raw, and down and dirty. Are you ready? Here we go.

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07.15.2016

My Choice to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

stay at home mom

As I sit here at my desk contemplating if I will finish my whole cup of coffee, I look around at the photos that surround my desk and smile. I am hoping I can finish this cup before my daughter wakes up. Or even this blog entry. Lately, my life feels like one day just rolls into the next. I am the one here 24-7, […]

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07.01.2016

Postpartum Advice + Tips for New Dads

Eleanor and her Dad

Eleanor is almost 2 months old — wow! I seriously can’t believe it’s flown by! Learning my daughter’s cues, cries, and slowly appreciating the life I have come into has made me love being a mom more and more everyday. I’m slowly accepting my new body, and appreciating the beautiful life it gifted us! I honestly could not do it without my husband by my […]

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