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There are all types of moms, with all types of lives, and all types of problems. People try to paint a picture of perfection online, but people are imperfect and that's our beauty. There is no perfect mom, and I was sick of feeling like I didn't fit. I decided to bare it all: stretch marks, addiction, HG, eating disorders, and the occasional cursing. At the end of the day I am just me, this is Diary of a Real Mom.

Alanna

Will You Get Fat? Top 11 Reasons People Gain Weight (and it’s not what you think)

October 28, 2019 Alanna 6 min read 6 Comments

Okay, so this is a big debated multi and many times over answered question. This post is not more about what causes you to get fat (which I will add…

Ultimate Guide to What All Those Online Mommy Abbreviations Mean?

October 27, 2019 Alanna 3 min read No Comments

We see all these abbreviations and if you are first time mom, or just a mom that hasn’t been involved in the online mommy presence, this list is for you….

My Colic Journey and Struggles of Going Dairy-Free.

October 25, 2019 Alanna 5 min read No Comments

We have such a good baby we thought. As I write this I currently have pain in my ears and I feel half deaf. Those blood curdling screams. I could…

My Bed Routine with Baby… PLUS Dinner as a Dairy-Free Exclusive Pumping Mom.

October 25, 2019 Alanna 3 min read No Comments

Babies need a good routine before bed. I am the perfect example of this. I think the routine is a life saver. My evenings are so easy (well now that…

What Happens After Years of Addiction and You Need Blood Taken?

October 23, 2019 Alanna 3 min read No Comments

After 16 years of IV drug use, the fact that I can even still do anything that has to do with veins is nothing close to a miracle. I never…

15 Low Calorie Foods That Keep You Full Longer!

October 23, 2019 Alanna 2 min read No Comments

We all wish there was some kind of magic 0 calorie food that would just expand in our stomach and keep us full, but there isn’t. So we have to…

Does My Baby Have Colic? PLUS 6 Amazing Tips to Help Soothe Your Baby That Work.

October 22, 2019 Alanna 6 min read No Comments

One of the biggest questions of new parents, and even experienced parents, “Does my baby just have colic or is there some other underlying issue?” What are the signs of…

7 Signs You Have a Baby With Infant Reflux, PLUS 3 Tips and Tricks for Relief.

October 20, 2019 Alanna 3 min read No Comments

I have recently joined the bandwagon of moms with a baby with “infant acid reflux”, GER, or GERD as some call it. I don’t quite consider it a disease unless…

About Me

About Me

Alanna

Mom of 2 from Arizona. I live with my girls, fiance, 2 dogs and 1 cat. I have struggled with addiction and now get high on life and motherhood. I'm a crude, rude, crass, lass and see things very different than most. Read More

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Blog News

1/3/2020 - Happy New Year everyone! New Year, new fun! Check out my new online shop, The Shop (Only a Mother Could Love).

12/28/2019 - Welcome, my first guest poster Anita Fernandez.

12/18/2019 - Continuing work on my memoir.

12/9/2019 - Mothers 4 Recovery has been approved for 501(c)3 status!

11/14/2019 - Working on my non-profit, Mothers 4 Recovery, which helps mothers with detox and childcare while they are in recovery services.

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