Category: Motherhood

5 Amazing Reasons You Should Learn to Say No

Have you ever felt like it’s impossible for you (or someone you know) to have the guts to say no? Would people consider you a “yes man” or “yes woman?” Do you often sacrifice yourself, your emotions, your physical health, or your emotional and mental health to please others? If …

5 Amazing Tips on Finding Balance After Baby

If you’re anything like me, then finding balance after having a baby has likely been hard for you. Having a new baby changes literally everything. I know people like to joke about how you have to say goodbye to everything from sleep to having a social life, but I had …

5 Early Warning Signs of Postpartum Depression

In lieu of mental health awareness month coming to an end, I just want to talk to you about maternal mental health, and 5 signs that you may be experiencing postpartum depression. Disclaimer: I am NOT a doctor, and I am NOT a mental health professional. I am just here …

“Not My First Mother’s Day”

I wrote this poem in honor of today, May 2nd 2021, Bereaved Mother’s Day. Please read it. I hope it will reach someone.  “Not My First Mother’s Day”  May 9th, 2021. Believe it or not, this won’t be my first, or even second Mother’s Day. And that’s okay. You might …

8 Hacks for Breastfeeding and Pumping Moms

Breastfeeding my baby has been one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. There’s something about being able to provide for his every nutritional need that has literally given me another purpose in this life. And while it has been rewarding, it has also been the most challenging. While …

Beauty for Ashes

December 23rd.. a day I thought I would loathe for the rest of my life.  December 23rd.. the day I was born. Also the day my daughter was supposed to be born.  December 23rd, 2020.. the day I turn 23. Also the day my daughter was supposed to be celebrating …

My Sincere Prayer for (Y)our Sons and Daughters

It’s been on my mind a lot lately, even more than it was when my husband and I experienced our first few losses. I kept thinking to myself, it’s hard to believe that 1 in 4 of the children I meet and see every day will experience a loss. I’m …
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