I had my son when I was 20 and my husband was 23. He was planned; we were over the moon to be starting our family and we were as ready for him as new parents can be. However,...
As I experience summer begin to fade, I can’t help but notice myself struggling with the changing of seasons. I really, really like sunshine and warmth. This is my happy place where I more easily find opportunities to thrive....
Parenting is hard, there is no doubt about that. We are constantly faced with challenges, societal pressure, and opinions from everyone in our life, and of course, we have children who are demanding snacks and refusing bedtime. One thing that...
I think it was when I became a mom that “quiet” started making me nervous. If it was quiet and I didn’t hear my kids, they were most likely doing something dangerous, messy, or at the very least something...
This morning as I sat in the waiting room for my first women's wellness check since giving birth to my daughter, I found myself reflecting on how much transformation I have gone through to become the woman I am...
New parents receive a lot of advice. Not only is the amount of advice we receive overwhelming, but a lot of it sounds like this: “Follow a strict schedule, that worked for us!”  “Just go with the flow, we had no...
Over the years, I have changed. It's impossible to stay the exact same person. Life happens and you discover new passions. Obsessions turn into phases. Priorities shift. I used to be obsessed with martini glasses, my apartment was decorated...
If you’re a mom who breastfed for one day, one month, 6 months, a year, or two years, you belong to this club. The club where you intimately understand the mix of stress, exhaustion, joy, and fear that comes...
Have you ever had one of those days? The day when the To-Do List is long. Nothing is complete. It's as if the day knows how much I have to do and is fighting against me to get any of it...
When my oldest was a baby, I had so much anxiety about leaving the house by myself. I would see other moms go on outings with more than one kid, seemingly with ease, and I would wonder, “What’s wrong...

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