Anxiety As A New Parent, Any Advice?

Hi Is This Normal, My partner and I just had our first baby two months ago, and for the most part everything is going well. But ever since we came home from the hospital, my anxiety has gone through the roof. I had some mild anxiety during pregnancy: mostly worrying about the baby and the […]

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My 6 Month Old Still Wants to Breastfeed Every 2hrs

Dear Is This Normal, My SIX month old still wants to breastfeed every two hours. . .is this normal?! I was prepared for the non-stop feeding in the beginning, but I guess I figured it would have calmed a bit by now. Don’t get me wrong, I love that I’ve been able to breastfeed for […]

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No time for myself (yet my husband has plenty)

Hi Is This Normal, I feel like I have no time for myself. After working full time, and doing most of the work in regards to my eight year old and almost three year old *plus*  making dinners, and getting my eight year old to all her activities I have no time for me. My […]

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I hate that I had to get a C-section.

Hi Is This Normal, Is it normal still not to be over my C-section? Is it normal to still feel that I failed, that I did less well? Is it normal to feel ashamed to tell my family I did not have the natural birth, that is so important to them (seemingly everyone)? Is it […]

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Sleepless and Insane.

Hi Is This Normal, I am convinced that the lack of sleep is going to kill me, ruin my relationship and take a major toll on my kids happiness. I don’t understand how anyone can survive on 3 hours of sleep every night. Before my kid I successfully got a full 8 hours of sleep […]

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Pissed Partner

Hi Is This Normal, My husband and I had our first child 16 months ago and honestly, we’ve been so lucky. Our son is amazing. He blows my mind every day. He’s healthy, so observant, a pretty decent sleeper and easy with my parents/daycare teachers – I really count my blessings here because I have […]

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Is it anti-feminist to hate the way I look as a mother?

Hi Is This Normal, I’m so freaking over seeing all this empowerment crap on Instagram about body positivity. All these moms showing off their stretch marks and saggy skin and floppy boobs with a smile on their faces HAVE to be lying about their happiness unless I’m just a complete anomaly. I look in the […]

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