Tag: guilt

To the mothers of the NICU

It all begins by blaming yourself. For weeks, you’ll rack your brain, trying to pin point the exact decision you made that ignited your child’s prematurity. Was it something I ate? It must have been that last minute business trip plane ride? Days, weeks, months, entire seasons will go by and you’ll still be waiting for your child. You’ll forget…

Dear Brand New Mom: You’re not a bad mom

Dear Brand New Mom, Being that you are brand new to this job, there are bound to be some bumps along the way. Give yourself some grace in learning the ropes. Not knowing something does not make you a “bad mom”. Doing something wrong, ignoring some advice that in hindsight was right, making a decision that’s against the “norm”, or…