The Benefits of Prioritizing Yourself In Motherhood

I’m going to be honest with you. I’ve felt like I’ve been on an ongoing journey with learning how to prioritize myself in my life, learning to make space for “me”. For some people this may sound silly. “How can you not make space for yourself in your own life?” But for people who have […]

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Body Dysmorphia In Motherhood

“I just don’t recognize this body.” At the intersection of the glowing pregnant woman and the fit and fabulous snap back queen lies the uncertain and unwanted postpartum body. The body that no one glorifies and no one praises. The body that is hidden and tucked away until a “better” body can emerge in its […]

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“Touched Out” : Sensory Overload In Motherhood

“At the end of the day I just want my solitude.” Let me know if you can relate to this on a personal level. It’s the end of the day and you’re putting your children to bed. Your baby still needs to be nursed and your toddler needs some extra bedtime cuddles. You’ve been climbed […]

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Tackling Holiday Depression

For many people, the holidays are the best time of the year. Typically seen as a time to celebrate, the holidays are generally filled tons of family get-togethers and parties filled with loved ones from different aspects of your life. But for some people the holidays can be filled with dread. The pressure to provide […]

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My 9 Months Postpartum Update

I can not believe that I am already 9 months postpartum! It’s surreal how quickly time has passed not to mention how big my baby girl has gotten. As excited as I am to watch my daughter grow and for me to inch closer to feeling back to myself, I do wish time would slow […]

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Simple Ways To Relive Daily Stress In Motherhood

This past week was such a bad mental health week for me. I felt so overwhelmed everyday and like I was getting nothing done. My To-do list was keeping me up at night but the next day I still felt unmotivated to work on it. That whole week was so frustrating but I decided that […]

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My 3 Year Breastfeeding Journey: The Highs and Lows

In honor of “Black Breastfeeding Week” I wanted to talk about my breastfeeding journey and some of the highs and lows I’ve encountered over the last three years. Having breastfed my son for two years, getting pregnant shortly after his second birthday and now breastfeeding my daughter exclusively, my journey has definitely been a life […]

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Six Months Postpartum: “How I’m Doing Now.”

Wow, has it really been six months already? I can’t believe it. Motherhood is amazing in that the days seem to drag on forever but you’ll look up and the months and years have flown by. It’s crazy! But I’m here to give an update on all of the topics I touched on in my […]

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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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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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