Showing posts from October, 2020

Baby and Sunshine

Baby and Sunshine is a personalized subscription box for MOM and baby. So often, moms are forgotten about as everyone coddles the new baby. Baby and Sunshine  pampers the new mom just as much as they pamper the new baby. Even better, Baby and Sunshine is a small mom and pop business, so you’re buying local. The subscription box has many options for contents as well as delivery. It’s available monthly, every two, three, or four months depending on your needs. Simply complete a questionnaire and the contents are personally handpicked to fit your needs! Baby and Sunshine offer regular and super-sized boxes. I love these personally curated boxes. I enjoy feeling like a special person and that it’s not all about my adorable baby. So often we moms feel like every second is consumed with caring for the baby, ensuring our homes are clean and all family members are cared for. There seems to be no time left for me. I never shop for myself. Heck, I can barely shower alone.  Baby and Sunshine thri

Mama, hold my rock

 When he was 8, he asked me to hold his rock. I already had piles of his special rocks on the window sills and overflowing buckets of rocks, sticks, and shells in the garage. On that fall day, my coat pockets were heavy with dirty rocks he and his little sister found. I was pushing a baby in the stroller, leaning against it for support as my vertical c-section wound still hurt. I was exhausted. I didn’t want to hold anything. It was hard enough to hold myself upright.  But the wonder in his sparkling eyes was too precious to squander. I nodded as he excitedly told me he found the perfect rock for me. It wasn’t the first perfect rock he’d given me, nor would it be the last. This one was shaped like a heart. It was just like the jewelry I kept in a box on my dresser. But it was bigger, fancier, and more expensive than we could afford. But we didn’t have to afford it because he found it for me. Wasn’t I lucky? I nodded and smiled while I searched for a snack for his sister. Sure, I was lu