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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“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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We Need To Talk About Maternal Mental Health

If you’ve been following my blog for a while then you know how passionate I am about mental health in general but more specifically maternal mental health. Mothers are often overlooked as soon as they give birth. The perspective shifts almost immediately from adoring the expected mother to placing a laundry list of expectations on […]

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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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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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“I’m Just Not A Good Mom” : And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves As Mothers

How many times have we told ourselves the lie that we aren’t a good parent? Or maybe you’ve uttered a variation of the lie saying, “I did not parent well today.” How did these lies affect how you tackled parenting the next day? Do those thoughts keep you up at night? If you’re anything like […]

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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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