I Love My Children, But… – Why this statement doesn’t work when you are going back to work

I recently had an almost identical conversation with two women in my life regarding motherhood and going back to work. One being a friend and the other being a client. It just so happened that these conversations also happened on the same exact day, which for me was like "ok I definitely need to write … Continue reading I Love My Children, But… – Why this statement doesn’t work when you are going back to work

Just Another Blog Post on Mom Shaming – how a tabloid got me heated at the grocery store

I was in the check out line at the grocery store, pre holiday pandemonium, waiting in a long line of people stocking up on hams. I glanced over to the tabloids, distracted because I saw something about the royals and god knows I love anything to do with the royal family, and was drawn to … Continue reading Just Another Blog Post on Mom Shaming – how a tabloid got me heated at the grocery store

Time to Practice What I Preach – Vulnerability and my Postpartum Experience

Its been a year. One whole year that has gone zooming by like a movie in fast forward. Didn't always feel like this though. Those first 3 months crawled by, frame by aching frame. I've been thinking of writing this for awhile now - I feel like I've gotten enough space from it all to … Continue reading Time to Practice What I Preach – Vulnerability and my Postpartum Experience

I didn’t Have Postpartum Depression. I was Just Super Angry for a While After the Baby was Born – and other overlooked symptoms of postpartum depression

In the spirit of May being National Maternal Depression Awareness month I figured I would talk a little bit about some of the symptoms that you probably know about and some that you might not. Before you say to yourself " what the heck Laura! you haven't written in a month and now this is … Continue reading I didn’t Have Postpartum Depression. I was Just Super Angry for a While After the Baby was Born – and other overlooked symptoms of postpartum depression

I thought of hurting my baby – “Scary thoughts” and what they mean

I'm going to paint a picture for you You've been home with the baby for about 2 weeks. You kind of feel like you are just getting some sort of confidence in this whole new parent thing - falling into a semblance of a routine. You are upstairs changing the baby's clothes for the 3rd … Continue reading I thought of hurting my baby – “Scary thoughts” and what they mean