Mom Pages

My Mom Story…

I became a mom in August 2018, and my life has been a fantastic roller coaster ever since! Being a mom has added new challenges to my life and opened up many new and exciting opportunities. Becoming a mom has allowed me to explore an entirely new genre: parenting.

I learned pretty quickly that there are so many different parenting books that it can easily become overwhelming to find one that suits you. I immediately knew I was more interested in reading fun books about parenting than lengthy textbooks on how to do everything “perfectly” (I didn’t need that added pressure). So if your anything like me, scroll down and see some excellent motherhood (fiction and nonfiction) books I have read. Additionally, I will be posting about numerous parenting topics and my experiences through different parenting milestones.

One thing I have to mention first, if you’re a new mom… pace yourself! You will not have that much time to read, and when you do have downtime, you may not want to read (I laid on the couch and watched Netflix most of the time). But, whenever you are ready to begin reading again, I think this is a great list to start with!

What Alice Forgot – Book Review

By: Liane Moriarty “That was the day Alice Mary Love went to the gym and carelessly misplaced a decade of her life.”  Book Summary: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty starts with the main character, Alice Love, waking up after hitting her head and becoming unconscious.  Due to this fall, Alice has forgotten the last … Read More

Toddler Transition From Crib to Regular Bed

Why transition now? This past weekend my husband and I transitioned our 2.5-year-old out of her crib and into a regular bed. We decided to do this for multiple reasons: When travelling, our daughter slept in her PlayPen, but recently she learned to climb out of it. Therefore, we needed an alternative.   She has learned … Read More

Self Love Club Volume 2 – A Book Chat

I haven’t fully finished reading Self Love Club Volume 2 yet.  However, I wanted to write this post anyway because I don’t believe this book is one that needs to be fully read in one sitting. It is a collaboration of stories written by different women, focusing on their journey to self-love. I plan on … Read More

The Bad Mothers Book Club- My Book Review

By Keris Stainton This is another great mom read; I highly recommend it! What is the story about? The Bad Mothers’ Book Club by Keris Stainton is a fictional story about a group of mothers with the primary focus being on the character, Emma Chance.  Emma and her husband, Paul, have two young children.   They … Read More

My First Week Potty Training my 2-Year-Old

*The picture above is what my bathroom looked like after Day 1* This is the 3rd post regarding my potty training journey, to read from the beginning please refer back to Potty Training…Ugh and Oh Crap! Potty Training. Day 1 I went into day one very anxious and nervous about how the day would go. … Read More

Oh Crap! Potty Training- Book Review

By: Jamie Glowacki Please refer to my post “Potty Training…Ugh” for more details regarding the selection of this book. My review of the book: Oh Crap! Potty Training is a very easy read, which is perfect for this topic. I really didn’t want to sit for weeks reading an overly detailed and complex book about … Read More

Potty Training… Ugh!

Now that my daughter is 2-years-old , we are beginning to discuss potty training methods, and well, I am not super excited about it. I am really excited to get rid of diapers but, I am not excited for the daunting task of getting her to use the toilet. I feel like we just got … Read More

How to Raise Successful People – Book Review

By: Esther Wojcicki As a new mother, I felt very overwhelmed with the number of books about parenting. I also didn’t think I wanted to explore that genre, I thought that I had a good idea of how I wanted to raise my baby. I mostly enjoyed reading the fun mom books but, I wasn’t … Read More

Mom Truths – Book Review

By: Catherine Belknap and Natalie Telfer Why I read this book… As a new mom, I felt like my emotions were playing tricks on me. Some days I would feel great, and other days I would feel really low. I found myself feeling alone and isolated, and I was scared to express what I was … Read More


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