Colic. The five-letter word that makes every new mother or father tremble. My first born, Oli, had it and those first three months were tortuous for all of us to say the least. Coupled with adjusting to a baby for the first time, raging hormones, and a lack of sleep, colic thrown into the mix…
One of the most monumental changes in your life is when you become ‘Mommy’. I don’t think I’m the first woman to feel that by birthing two gorgeous babies I lost a part of myself, and I certainly do not begrudge the fact that I had children.
This next Mommalikeyou feature I introduce the gorgeous Jessica Roberts, who blogs over at ‘Learning from Luke’ . This special momma, who I’ve known since we were in Grade 8 together, shares a very real journey of motherhood on her popular blog, about their ‘new normal’ with their toddler Luke, who was born with Down Syndrome. Meet Jessica!
A friend asked me a while ago, how did I know I was ready for a second child? Was Oli sleeping through? Was he potty trained? Were we financially ready? My answer was quite simple – I don’t think anyone is ever truly ready, but there certainly are factors that might make you readier.