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Real Mom Moment Mom Guilt

Picture courtesy of Gina Marie Photography Instead of internalizing some of the frustrations about being a mom or discounting my feelings, I will be sharing my stories as an open diary of sorts under “Real Mom Moments”.   Mom Guilt is Real. My daughter woke up no less than 3 times last night. She is […]


I first interviewed Lucy Baber Photography for a profile in the Philly Baby Bump services directory last year. When I heard that Lucy was looking for Philadelphia area participants for her upcoming “100 Black Dads” photography project, I wanted to learn more. Details What is “100 Black Dads”? 100 Black Dads is a photo project […]


What do you do when your new baby refuses a bottle and you don’t want to spend money on another expensive starter set? The Baby’s Choice Bottle Bundle is one solution from Abby and Hallie, the Philadelphia-based co-founders of the Baby’s Choice brand. The Bottle Bundle lets your little one try out some of the […]

Philly Baby Bump Lessons From First Year As A Mom

On my daughter’s first birthday, my husband and I celebrated with a cupcake and champagne. Not the pinterest worthy event I had in my mind when I was pregnant but a very fitting way to commemorate making it through our first year of baby. Out of all the lessons that I have learned from this […]

Philadelphia Childbirth Story Joy

Joy shares her Philadelphia childbirth story with Philly Baby Bump: …… Where did you give birth? Hahnemann University Hospital – I work with the people who delivered my baby. What thoughts went through your head as you progressed through labor? I was not dilated at all when my water broke so I had a very […]


Raising a toddler is much tougher than I expected. Parenting as a whole is a lot more difficult than I ever anticipated – and I only have one child! I went to bed tired last night and woke up this morning even MORE tired. It doesn’t matter if I got to bed at 9pm or […]

My First Year as a Mompreneur

Last year, I resigned from my comfortable and well paying corporate job to become a stay-at-home mom turned “mompreneur”. Which really means I take care of my daughter during the day and am an entrepreneur in the evenings, early mornings, and occasionally nap time.  My first year as a mompreneur has been full of ups […]


Title Photo Credit: Aaren Lee Photography   A month before my daughter was born, I wrote a blog about the secret of surviving two.  I didn’t know what it was like to have two children yet, but I wrote that loving them would be enough to survive.  At the time, I didn’t fully believe that.  […]


Philadelphia magazine is running a photo essay about babies born in Philly and is looking to capture a home birth. The hook is this: It’s a snapshot of babies born on the same exact day—from various backgrounds and in various environments—throughout the region. They are requesting that any doulas or midwives who have home birth […]

Philly Baby Bump - Why I Left My Job

It is 8am and instead of scrambling to rush out of the house on my thankfully short commute to work in Center City, I’m at home, drinking a cup of coffee ,and writing this post while my daughter naps (she woke up at 5am). My last day at my full-time job was full of emotion, […]



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