Hi, hello, I know... Are we still allowed to blog in these weird times? I've been struggling with what to write here these past ten weeks. It's not like we need more noise about this virus or opinion pieces as to why this is so hard. I went back and forth as to with whether... Continue Reading →
The 9 Best Shows to Binge Watch While On Maternity Leave (PART II)
A current list (2019) of what to watch during the postpartum period & maternity leave.
When It’s Really Not Baby Blues (Because It’s Definitely Postpartum Depression)
It was "only baby blues". I was "only moody". I was "only sleep-deprived" and "only hormonal". I was blind to the obvious, I refused to see the truth. The truth, that is only so vivid in retrospect, that I had postpartum depression. You see, I had my misconceptions about it. I had seen it egregiously... Continue Reading →
Lessons on surviving and slowing down during times of extreme stress and sleep deprivation.
The Thirteen Best TV Shows to Binge Watch While on Maternity Leave
If you're a television junkie like me, you'll want to have a good show on hand that is both palatable and has multiple seasons to really sink into.
Real Talk For New Dads
People will tell you or talk about "what a good dad you are," by your simply being around. This is insulting to everyone. Acknowledge this disparity and push to make being a good dad mean so much more.
From Person to Mom: The First Year of Motherhood
But you have a baby now. You didn't before. What you're just supposed to, like, BE a mom now?
Real Talk for New Moms
Everything is a phase. Everything. Seriously.