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Overwhelmed but happy - chronicles of a mompreneur

-Overwhelmed but happy- These words describe me to a T these days. The more I've become involved in my online business and with another baby and figuring out how to keep three children alive, the more I've had to divide my time between two paying jobs and 1 unpaid. The unpaid of course is taking care of my children and the two paying are my online business and then the freelance work that I do to supplement. It can be challenging balancing them all and I just can't get it all done and also be with my kids and care for them and also try to be healthy. It was overwhelming before getting pregnant and was overwhelming while being pregnant...

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The belly hold: why do we do it?

Does anyone know why moms pose in photos with their hands like that? I just posed for pics like that too, so guilty as charged!  Can you imagine, if you had no bump and you were holding your hands that way in a picture? There is something so motherly about it but without the bump, it's just odd don't you think?  I was trying to figure out what it is that makes us do that. Do you think it's just cultural - we see others do that so we do it? Do you think it's a natural reflex to the baby moving in the belly? Thought about it for several weeks and here are some idea #1 - If you...

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Are you having twins?

The dreaded beginning of the third trimester has arrived. And...so I'm just going to go dig a hole in my bedroom and um, I'll see you in 3 months! Starting to fear the comments like this. But since this is probably my last baby, should I just embrace it all good and bad? Any of you just want to punch someone for giving you their 2 cents on the state, shape, and size of your belly? Vanity is oddly something that with each child, slowly diminishes, but no one really likes comments on your weight and I can never really escape the comments no matter how hard I try to avoid them. My first baby, though I had already had a...

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