Happy Fri-Yay beautiful mamas! Meet @jadeejefferies ✨
Hiya mummy’s! I’m Jade, I’m 25 and this is my little squirt Joseph, who is three months 💗 I was very fortunate to have a lovely pregnancy (apart from getting a kidney infection and being in hospital for 2 nights at 20 weeks 🙄) and to have had such a beautiful birth! We did a hypnobirthing course and had a home birth with Joseph being born into a birthing pool , caught by my partner who was in the pool with me! We’re both into crystals and their meanings so we had lots of large and small crystals in the room with us ✨
I’m loving being a first time mummy and spending this time getting to know him and know myself as a new mum!
I love reading and going on adventures! I’m currently reading him Hardy Potter and despite only being 3 months old Joseph has already stayed in 3 different hotels and stayed with us at his grandparents house.
We’re very relaxed parents and we have always been very spontaneous so hoping that we can still continue to be this way to some level. However our packing has gone from just 1 or 2 bags to 4 bags, a pram, a travel cot, his play mat and once or twice his swinger has come with us 🤪
As much as we love to travel I LOVE a chilled day at home, where every nap is in his cot and we get to snuggle on the sofa. I love chatting about all things tmi and love the support that comes from all the mums I’ve met on social networking 💖
Things I actually said to my children this week.... "Let me think... well accidents happen because sometimes adults have sex for fun. Yeah super gross, I know. I'm sorry." 😹"No, your dad and I don't ever do that." 😬🤥 "Did you just just eat your booger? Do you know what booger's are made of. Mucus and dirt!" 🤢"I'll put you both in one of dad's shirts if you can't get a long." 😈 "Someday she's going to be your best friend, so you better be nice." 🤝"Don't step on the baby!!"👶🏼 "Stop screaming at the chickens." 🐓"Who pooped in here?!" 💩 "Did you wash your hands?" ✋ "Will you wash your hands?" ✋ "Oh GROSS! Go wash your hands!" 💦🧼 "If you can't keep your hair nice, I'm gonna shave your head."💈 #thatshowiparent 🤣🤷🏼♀️ #livingmybestlife
What's the strangest collaboration of words that stumbled out of your mouth this week? Tell us in the comments below! 🤠
Oh, baby, baby. .
Caleb Timothy, sweetest, and strongest of my babies. I don’t know where this child got his strength, but he is STRONG. He is also my climber. Climbs everything and chasing him down happens, constantly. .
He was my bottle fed baby and turned out alright. After nursing my other two, the thought of having to bottle feed my third baby never crossed my mind. Then he was delivered out of an emergency and I was so sick and the possibility of me breastfeeding just didn’t happen. When I began trying really hard to re-lactate a couple months after I recovered, my mom was diagnosed with cancer and I stopped all intent. The Lord really gave me a peace about it and to this day he is a healthy, wild child. We stopped formula milk at the one year mark and is now another one of my vegan babies. .
Very strong willed. I thought my other two were strong willed, then Caleb was born and grew molars- that changed him and we (his parents) still haven’t recovered. Ha! . .
He watches his big brothers intently and a little after he does as he learned. I have to say, he is a man of very few words. He’s an observer and a doer. Watch out! .
He was delivered early and also weight 5 lbs, but he’s my tallest baby. Tripled in size one day-our of no where. .
We love him so much and savor him and all his little stages in this 1st year as this was officially our LAST BABY. .
And he made me a #BOYMAMA for the third time. .
These past few days, I had a serious reflection. I have been working from home for one year and seven months now. Though it is a virtual work and you can work from the comforts of your own, it was never simple and easy nor smooth sailing for me.
I had experienced some strong waves and storms from time to time. They are literally various challenges from week to week. But through my experiences, I have learned faith, diligence and most especially, resilience.
I have never relied on and trusted on the Lord with just little knowledge of what is in store for me and my family because of those challenges. And each time I face them, I feel that my resilience improves and develops as well.
Many times I had strong urges, almost certain that I want to quit and I had convinced myself this is not for me. But repeatedly, the Lord never fail to speak peace unto my soul. I would oftentimes hear a whisper, “my child this is My plan for you. Keep the faith.” No matter how much I resist, there is always that still small voice that convinces me to trust that this is God’s plan for me and I need to keep the faith. The more I think about it, gradually I start to realize the good things that came out with my decision to work from home. These are to name a few:
1. I can sleep 8 or more hours a day
2. I have more time to spend with my family, especially with my son.
3. I can do household chores.
4. I can cook food for my family more often now.
5. I earn much more compared when I was working outside from home
6. In the span of 1 year and 7 months, I learned probably more than 10 skills.
7. I didn’t have to work on weekends
8. I was able to travel in 2 countries in a year.
9. I have free time where I can focus on magnifying my callings
10. And many many more!
I have learned that the Lord allowed these challenges in my life because He is refining me to become more like Him.. Not exactly like Him but to be a step closer to the path of becoming.. #motherhood#ldsmom#mommy#workathome#workathomemom#mother#mom
I’ve decided to take Esme off school today to take part in the global climate strikes.
This is hers and her sister’s future we are trying to make a difference to and though we as a family are by no means perfect with regard to emissions and plastic use, we are aware of our impact and are trying to make as many changes as we can.
Awareness is the first step, and if these strikes raise awareness to even one more person in power then they are doing their job.
We are joining the Caistor strike as we are able to walk there, there are so many around the country and even if you are not able to take the time off of work as so many can’t, raising awareness is just as good. Wish us luck! #climatestrike#climatechange
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¡¡¡Holaaaaaa!!! Por aquí @mama.mona.blog y esta vez hablaremos sobre algo que estoy segura que a todos sin duda nos ha pasado en algún momento de la ma-paternidad.
>>Mitos durante el embarazo y después del parto<<
¡Qué miedo! Y sí pues, como madre primeriza aveces uno cómete el error de hacer caso a las personas mayores que tienen muchos hijos, porque cree que es la persona idónea para decirte de que forma sobrellevar ciertas situaciones con nuestros hijos, felizmente no fue mi caso.
✓cuando estaba embarazada me decían que por los antojos o forma de la barriga sabría de que sexo sería mi bebe, me decían que sería mujer y pues no aquí bien hombrecito me salió y a pesar de que su sexo ya estaba confirmadísimo seguían insistiendo de que sería mujer 😑 "ya verás cuando nazca".
✓toma haaaaaarto chocolate para que no sufras tanto en el parto, toma ponche de cerveza negra para que dilates rápido y vean pues, entré casi a la 2 p.m de emergencia me revisaron y a las 5:35 p.m di a luz, no sufrí tanto excepto las últimas contracciones, bien machota yo.
✓cuando das a luz, ahí sí que hay mas qué contar, cuida todo lo que comes que eso mismo absorbe tu hijo, cuando el realidad el cuerpo es espectacular y selecciona lo mejor para el bebé, siempre una dieta balanceada 🤗.
✓cuando Aylan entro en su primera crisis de crecimiento que fue antes de su primer mes uffff fueron semana y media complicada, y me dijeron uy no ya te lo ojearon curale susto, yo aún no sabía nada de esas crisis pero igual no cure de nada algo me decía que estaba así por algún proceso natural, aunque no niego que Aylan uso su pulserita de HUAYRURO pero no por el mito de evitar el ojo si no porque soy amante de las pulseras y verla con una puesta a mí me encantaba.
(CONTINUAR LEYENDO ⬇️ YA FALTA POCO 😅)
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A 2-year-old grappling with their emotions teaches you a lot about your own emotional health.
I think our society has gotten emotional health wrong, especially with men, so I’m trying my hardest to raise an emotionally healthy and intelligent young man. Telling your son it’s okay to feel sad and angry while he’s throwing a tantrum in the Walmart checkout line makes me wonder, “Am I emotionally healthy or am I avoiding and numbing? Am I setting an example for him?” Therapists define emotional health as being able to recognize and control your thoughts and feelings. Meaning, it’s okay to feel sadness and anger but you should be able to manage and cope with stressful situations. I think we are forgetting that key point... it’s okay to FEEL and recognize your emotions, as well as the trigger. But give yourself time to process your emotions before you speak or act.
So what is the difference between transparency and vulnerability? When is it emotionally healthy to talk about it? Is it okay to talk about it on social media or not?
@jordanleedooley has a good definition: Transparency is letting people see in the glass box. Vulnerability is letting someone IN the box. Sometimes I’m too open and get burned by it. Lesson learned: only be vulnerable with people you trust.
As for social media, I don’t see anything wrong with sharing your life and emotions on social media. Set a boundary (since you can’t trust everyone): would you and your family want this in the newspaper? If yes, share. If not, don’t. To me, the purpose of social media is to connect with others. We’re seeing a glimpse into your life, not the whole picture, so there’s no point in pretending you’re perfect. While there’s a balance to posting positive and negative things, I long for people to be transparent and vulnerable. I want people to feel like they’re not alone. So... if you’re going through a rough patch, I see you, I feel you.
I will still hug you and love you after your tantrum in Walmart. 😉
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We are trying to get the house ready for Halloween over here! @organifi saw my love for all things pumpkin spice and sent me their Turmeric and Reishi infused Pumpkin Spice Superfood Tea mix. It can be added to hot water or your favorite milk, or even your morning coffee like I did today. It makes it taste just like a pumpkin spice latte 😍 It’s organic, non-gmo, soy-free, gluten-free, vegan. I love that it contains so many awesome ingredients because it is so hard for me to get all the nutrients I need in just my food. This is so easy to prepare and it tastes great too 🙌🏻
In case anyone wants to try some, the code “community” takes 15% off through 9/30!
Ps-our siding project is finally done and it looks amazing! 🥰