In the New year, instead of setting goals and resolutions for us, we chose a word. We chose the word progress. Our plan is just to progress forward in our everyday decisions, which will ultimately lead to progress in our life. You can read more about that here.
“How much money does Valentine’s Day cost?
Total spending for the holiday is expected to top $18.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person.” According to ABC News, 54% of American’s partake in Valentine’s Day, and as you can see, they tend to either go big or go home in the gift department.
About a month ago I wrote on Instagram and asked you all for advice. I asked you to give me all your tips and tricks when it comes to sleep regression. My purpose with this was not only to take away helpful information for myself, but even more so to bring you all a wide array of advice every month, especially in motherhood. I want to create a space where you can come and find many different voices, ideas, and beliefs. A place where you as a mother can bring forth your tried and tested advice, but also you can find people to connect with and take away new suggestions and ideas.
This is a note that I wrote on my phone via voice text when I was 3 weeks postpartum. I remember that I was sitting on the couch in the den feeding Jude, just crying. I remember being so frustrated, tired, achy, and overwhelmed with breastfeeding. I knew that as miserable as I was, I wanted to document the moment and what I was experiencing, because before I knew it, it would just be an old memory.