Backboard Mommy Posts

How I Found Out Pt2

Moral to the story: Whether you are currently a parent or would like to be one day, start treating your life and making your decisions as if you already have a little one who is looking up to you and depending on you. It is so easy to go through life putting yourself first, but Read the full article…

The Best Day of My Life

Tears instantly started rolling down my face as I shrieked, “Wait, I’m going to feel it?!” That’s what I said to my fiancé as I laid there on the operating table while four doctors surrounded me to perform my c-section. He immediately responded, “D, calm down. You’re already cut.” I don’t remember much after that- Read the full article…

The Journey

I created BACKBOARDBABY, a blog where I can share EXACTLY what goes on behind the backboard of my life day-in-and-day-out as a new mother. I’m here to report on the ups and downs of being a first-time mom. I’m here to put an end to the whole “pregnancy is beautiful” BS! Nothing was beautiful about Read the full article…

How I Found Out

August 24, 2014… My friend had flown into Chicago and wanted to go to the movies. It was sweltering hot and I was exhausted, so when she insisted we stop in Walgreens next door to the theater to get cookies, all I could say was, “You cannot be serious right now, Silvia.” Oh, and she Read the full article…

My Miracle

I was twenty-two years old, when I found myself sitting on the bathroom floor at my mom’s house with eight positive pregnancy tests surrounding me scattered on the floor. To say I was in denial is an understatement. My mind was so focused on the outcome…a human life I didn’t even begin to consider the Read the full article…

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