Editorial Author Michaela Madison

Be Involved, No Matter What.

Crayons, coloring books, thingamajigs, tea sets, stuffed animals, books, movies, music, instruments…remote controls (without batteries), hair bows, boxes, pans, spatulas… it is shocking at times, what I have to do

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The Golden Penny

Muscles that feel they could give out at any moment. Eyelids that weigh more than the small human you continuously have to cart around because she’s going through a ‘phase.’

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A Child’s Eyes

In your longest day, remember to look into your child’s eyes. Only then will you realize how short it really is.

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An Unbreakable Bond

Should I do it? Is it the right thing to do?….What if she doesn’t get enough from me? What if she’s still hungry? How will I know how much she’s

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Smile

My hope for you on your first birthday and every day baby girl…

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MOMFESSION: First-Time Mom…Syndrome.

Washing every piece of clothing three times before baby can come within 10 feet of it… Reading every baby article that exists regarding teething, sleepless nights…and um…poo… Refusing to leave

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Thank You 2016

As many said goodbye to 2016 with bitter smiles and drunken dismay, I closed the greatest chapter to my life. (By 11:00 p.m. #momlife) 2016 may have been a year we

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Labor of Laughter

The sound of a baby’s laugh…could quite possibly be the BEST sound in the world. That moment of pure happiness and joy. The sound echoes as sweet and innocently as

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Toys: They’re Totally for the Baby…

Bouncy, squishy, squeaky and colorful. Baby toys are definite attention grabbers, and I think that’s the point. They are made to draw a baby in and get those little wheels

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Dirty Little Crisis

The air is crisp as the autumn sun shines through a mixture of the browns, oranges, and yellows that paint a sea of trees. It’s a beautiful fall morning. And what

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Ninja Mom

A sleeping baby is a beautiful thing. Just watching as the tiny human you created lies there completely happy, satisfied and sleeping peacefully.

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Princess Dad

Forever embracing my new role as the wicked witch with a desire to bring only darkness to princess dad’s magical dream land and rob him of the rest he so peacefully seeks and make it my own.

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Poop Party

Ahh…of all the things you thought you’d celebrate I highly doubt you thought poop would be one of them! But, welcome to mommy-hood.

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Crying Over Spilled Milk

A relatable moment for breastfeeding mommas! With a small reminder of what’s really important!

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