My Second Try At Breastfeeding

The Little Man is two weeks old today. The past two weeks have been very difficult: sleepless nights, a toddler trying to grab my attention while I’m taking care of her little brother, loads of year-end work and the challenge of breastfeeding. When we had The Princess, I was only able to breastfeed her for … Read moreMy Second Try At Breastfeeding

My First Week as a Second-time Mommy

It’s 4 in the morning and I’m still up. I feel exhausted already. My breasts hurt from breastfeeding — I think I need help correcting the little man’s latch, I just can’t get him to position properly. And my stitches feel like hell. You’d think that being a second-time mom will be much easier than the … Read moreMy First Week as a Second-time Mommy

The Little Man

We gave him the names Ethan (meaning “strong”) and Caleb (meaning “faith”) because he reminded our family to have faith especially during the most trying times. The long wait is over. The little man has arrived! On the 15th of December at 9:05 in the morning, I gave birth to Ethan Caleb through a repeat C-section. … Read moreThe Little Man

A Christmas Gift for the Soon-To-Be Big Sister

It’s an exciting month for the whole family. Not only are we counting the days until Christmas, but we are also doing a countdown ’til the little man’s birth. We’ve been trying our best to prepare The Princess for the coming of her little brother. We take her to my prenatal check ups and let … Read moreA Christmas Gift for the Soon-To-Be Big Sister