Recent Posts for Fourth Trimester

Bad Day With Baby?

Bad Day With Baby?

Try remembering the acronym C.A.R.E. when times get tough: C = Compassion Please try to have compassion for yourself in the moment. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs in the world and there is no such thing as “leaving the office.” Try to remember that when you are tired and triggered, you are vulnerable.… Continue Reading

A Letter to New Moms

A Letter to New Moms

I share this personal piece of writing in hopes that it speaks to others who are having a hard time having a new baby at home. I hope that it reminds a new mom out there that this time of sleep deprivation changes and shifts. The following is an excerpt of a diary entry I… Continue Reading

You Know You’re A Mother When…

You Know You’re A Mother When…

A few years ago, as the mother of a newborn, I was feeling quite overwhelmed. As I stood in line at Starbucks one morning, I reached for my purse and a “mum mum” fell out. I looked around and wondered if anyone else in line knew what a mum mum was (a teething biscuit). I… Continue Reading

How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into my Power

How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into my Power

We are born hungry. If we survive the passage into this world, we arrive with a primal pulse to connect and feed. When I first witnessed this primal hunger in my newborn baby I was forever changed. I didn’t know how or why at the time, but now, almost 3 years later as our breastfeeding journey is coming… Continue Reading

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