How many times have you heard a mom say, "no one told me that about pregnancy"? I lost track! There are countless books on the topic, so why is so much of this skipped? Because sometimes those things can be awkward to talk about, embarrassing to admit, and just plain gross. Well don’t worry mama, I got you. Here is a list of what to expect in pre[...]
I am not a medical professional. I’m just a person who has been taking medication for anxiety since high school. Who experienced chronic insomnia as an adult. And had horrible, terrible, no good, very bad postpartum insomnia after giving birth to my first baby. Honestly, I can’t remember how soon afterward it started. Because you know: baby brain.
Let's be honest. How much money have you spent so far on baby supplies? Hundreds? Thousands of dollars? Now, how much time or money have you spent to prepare for your own postpartum recovery? $20? Nothing at all? Let's take care of that.
This post contains affiliate links. If you're experiencing mother baby bonding problems, I have good news for you. This is completely normal! That's right. According to Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Dove Pressnall, Hollywood is very misleading. (Well, duh.) But you know that classic scene I'm talking about? When the main character gives[...]
It seems like after having kids, everything changes. If you're experiencing changes in relationships, don't worry, this is completely normal and the Clinical Psychologist I interviewed for this article gives us helpful information to help.
Maternal gatekeeping. Ever heard of it? It's basically what it sounds like. It's when moms control the way a baby is cared for and don't allow their spouse--or other helpers like nannies, family members, or in-laws--participate or take a hands-on role in childcare.