The Lettuces: Just Keep Swimming

The Lettuces: Just Keep Swimming

Not long ago, this set of photos is one I would have deleted. NEVER dreamt of posting. If you’re close to me, you know! Here we have an unflattering angle… the double chin(s)… the awkward strained neck to avoid double chin(s)… the neck folds from awkward...
The Lettuces: Pandemic Pregnancy

The Lettuces: Pandemic Pregnancy

A lot of women who are currently pregnant or just had babies are advising others to wait. While every situation is unique and personal, I am not one of them. Based on my past experiences, and despite the current challenges, I would not have waited. But my advice is...
The Lettuces: Mama Shark

The Lettuces: Mama Shark

MAMA SHARK 🦈❤️ This blanket was a gift from my first pregnancy which I found going through bins to prepare for baby 2. I couldn’t fully understand then what being mama shark would entail. Motherhood is the greatest gift and built within it — and core to it — is...
The Lettuces: Mama’s Boy

The Lettuces: Mama’s Boy

MAMA’S BOY 💙 It’s a pajamas all day kind of day. A hot humid lazy summer day. When self-care is *maybe* gonna include washing my hair and throwing on some much-needed sunscreen and bio oil and lip balm. Maybe. Right now I’m thinking about how I’m going to be able to...
The Lettuces: How Are You Doing

The Lettuces: How Are You Doing

So how are you doing? How are you feeling?? She asks with smiling eyes. (All I can see of her face since we are both in masks.) It’s a loaded question and I don’t even know where to start. My mind rewinds…..Two back to back miscarriages. Pregnancy after loss....