Posts filed under: Motherhood

Postpartum is a crazy time: a baby is constantly crying, you’re getting little to no sleep, and your body feels like you were hit by a dump truck. Organs are...
I’ve got a confession, dear reader. I don’t give a shit if you breastfeed your baby or not. Sound a bit harsh? Read on—you’ll see what I mean. Recently I...
Part 1 — Hidden Monsters: Birth Trauma Part 3– Hidden Monsters: Postpartum Depression and PTSD Part 4– Hidden Monsters: Recovery, Hope and Awareness A figure shook me awake. The room...
Part 1 – Hidden Monsters: Birth Trauma Part 2 – Hidden Monsters: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Part 3 – Hidden Monsters: Postpartum Depression and PTSD Hidden wounds are often...
Part 1—Hidden Monsters: Birth Trauma Part 2—Hidden Monsters: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Part 4– Hidden Monsters: Recovery, Hope and Awareness Disclaimer: Potential trigger warning for some intense imagery It...
I was nervous. I felt unsure. Still, the words blurted out   “Would you like to exchange numbers, or maybe grab a coffee sometime?”   Silence. Awkward stares. I felt...
As soon as you get that first positive pregnancy test, your life changes. Your belly grows, there is excitement, you pick out the nursery theme, you think about your parenting...
This is the first post in a 4-part series called “Hidden Monsters.” Part 2- Hidden Monsters: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Part 3– Hidden Monsters: Postpartum Depression and PTSD Part...