Motherhood

Shit Got Real- Part Two

Two days before Blessing's birth, I received a message request on Facebook while I was on bed rest.  In my last post, I mentioned that I was taking the highest dose of blood pressure medication the midwives could safely give me.  It was essential to avoid anything stressful that could spike my blood pressure, which… Continue reading Shit Got Real- Part Two

Pregnancy

Shit Got Real- Part One

When I created Confessions of a Patchwork Momma over two years ago, my vision was to create an inspirational blended parenting blog.  Then shit got real. My unexpected month in maternity hospital left me somewhat traumatized.  I spent a night in the high dependency unit, where only the sickest mothers end up, but miraculously avoided… Continue reading Shit Got Real- Part One