Parental Burnout: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions

“Parenting is hard as f$%k!” I know, I know…my language. But seriously, if you’ve never thought this to yourself, screamed this into a pillow or whispered this (or some variation of the phrase) under your breath then are you really even a parent? Being responsible for the well being of your little ones can be […]

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My Top 10 Breastfeeding Tips

It is amazing to think that I have been on my breastfeeding journey for almost 3 years straight. I breastfed my son until he was 2 and shortly after that I became pregnant with my baby girl. She’s been exclusively breastfed for the last five months! And while I’m definitely not a lactation consultant, I […]

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Mama Trauma: PTSD In Motherhood

“I don’t know babe, I sometimes feel like I’m traumatized from Myka’s birth.” PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder. “A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.” I was about three weeks postpartum when my life had calmed down enough for me to think about anything besides surviving life […]

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One Month Postpartum: “My Journey So Far, Week by Week”

One month postpartum! A serious milestone that so many mamas are familiar with. These first few weeks after birth are filled with a whirlwind of changes with our bodies, hormones and lives in general! And as we fight through those weeks to find any sense of normalcy we emerge on the other side of those […]

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Anxiety and Depression During Pregnancy: Let’s Talk About It.

“According to a recent analysis by the CDC, the rate of pregnant women with a depression diagnosis at delivery increased by seven times from 2000 to 2015. Additionally, recent CDC research, shows that about 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression.” So I’m just going to jump right in ladies because honestly while […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: “A New Hope For The New Year”

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”-1 Peter 1:3 (NASB) It is finally 2021! A new year full of so many possibilities and so much […]

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Bedside Nursery Essentials

The countdown to baby girl’s arrival continues and my husband and I are kicking it into high gear preparing for her to get here. One of the most exciting parts of planning for my first was getting a spare room together in our house for his nursery. (Picking out their furniture and color scheme and […]

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Flourishing In Your Current Season Of Life

“To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven”-Ecclesiastes 3:1 Seasons in life are essentially different time periods within your life where you are facing significant changes or lack there of. They are called seasons of life because they come and go like the seasons and bring with them different lessons […]

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30 Week Pregnancy Update

The final 10 week countdown starts now and I could not be more excited! I feel every bit of pregnant at this point and my symptoms are less than glamorous but I’m feeling very blessed and extremely excited to meet my little girl. With that being said, this point in my pregnancy has definitely been […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: Essentials For Quiet Time With The Lord

As busy moms and women in general, it is hard to find time to ourselves to enjoy a quiet moment with God. Although this may start of as a difficult task, carving out quiet time to read the word, pray and praise God is essential to strengthening your relationship with him. Not only that, it […]

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