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Stories from moms who have been there, interviews with experts, and the latest research to help you love motherhood even more!
New motherhood can feel very overwhelming and isolating at times. Much of your days are spent alone with a new baby. Though you are busy with your baby, there is quite a bit of silent space during the day. During these silent times, many moms report missing...read more
As humans, learning from others through their stories and experiences is what we do best. We are connected to one another, and we should use this to our advantage. Below are 10 TedTalks to boost your confidence, and help you live your best life. Every story and...read more
Automatic Negative Thoughts Were Taking Over My Mind. “You always mess up.” “Seriously, what is wrong with you?” “See how much better everyone else handles things, you’re just ruining the mood in the house.” “You are a failure.” My Journey With Postpartum Anxiety...read more
Mental illness impacts 1 in every 5 people. This means that you are impacted either directly or indirectly by mental illness. In order to best support those in your life who are struggling, it is important to educate yourself on mental health issues. Below are 10 TED...read more
If you are going back to work after maternity leave, chances are that you are nervous (not to mention tired -- maternity leave is no joke). Being a working mom means keeping up with work demands while managing the home front. This is no easy task! This task takes...read more
I was a missed opportunity. In 2004, my newborn daughter missed her two-week pediatric appointment. My mother had to accompany me to the doctor. I couldn’t drive myself to the office. Why? I was suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety. Not only was I unable...read more
Feeling Bitter Towards Your Partner? Keep Your Marriage Strong With Tips From Experts on 5 Surprising Relationship Changes New Parents Face.
Any new parent will tell you that as soon as they found out they were pregnant, things started to change. Between changing bodies, morning sickness, giving birth, hormones, sleep deprivation, plus caring for a helpless baby - change is inevitable! Research shows us...read more
Ask A Counsellor | What You Need To Know About Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression, Transitioning to Motherhood, & Scary Thoughts.
Transitioning to parenthood is very exciting but also very challenging for new moms and dads. Many new parents report feeling overwhelmed and scared of the new challenges that come after their baby is born. In order to help you with these difficult feelings, we...read more
Every Part of My Life was Touched by Postpartum Depression. Antidepressants Helped Me Find Myself Again.
As humans, we have this desire to slice and dice ourselves into neat little boxes and categories. We place our body in one box, our emotions in another, our mind in the next (where do we place our soul?). Headache? Take a Tylenol. Heartache? Have a good cry or talk to...read more
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