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Dear #CSectionMom (and the others who judge)

Hello! This is me. The c-section mom. Number 1 = elective. Did I want to try natural birth. Maybe. Then no. Do I regret that with Kiki, yes. So April is c-section awareness month. But what does it mean? Does Read more…


7 Things I wish people knew about having a prem baby.

Two years ago, prematurity struck our family. Out of the blue, it hit us. Looking back, there are lots of things I would love to tell myself now – accept help, take it one day at a time, buy more concealer and waterproof mascara. But, in honor of World Prematurity Day, (which is coming up on the 17th of November) I also wish people knew these seven things about the harsh reality of having a baby born before 37 weeks.


Life apparently goes on…

The main problem with life is that it goes on. And on. And on. And on. People say that like it’s supposed to comfort you. Like, if you don’t get the contract you wanted or your birth was a complete Read more…


Did you burn out mom?

Do you feel irritated, annoyed or stressed most days? Do you find yourself snapping at your children, partner/spouse, friends or co-workers? Do you feel exhausted most days regardless of how much rest and sleep you get? Have you lost interest Read more…


Which side is up again?

I’ve written, rewritten and deleted this post more times than I can actually remember. It has been sitting in the drafts folder now since April… The timing has always seemed wrong. Every time the issue of depression or anxiety has Read more…


Letter to the “forgetful” dad

Dear father, 15 years ago, you came back home after work. It was a Saturday. You stormed into the house and in your terrifying voice demanded that I pack and leave with you. You made me leave everything behind that Read more…


How to stop feeling overwhelmed

Despite what most people seem to think (am I the only one whose friends/ husband think running a business means I sit in my pajamas all day eating cookies and play on Facebook), being a business owner often means super long Read more…


To the depressed mom:

It’s okay. It is okay if you are sitting at work right now staring blankly at your screen. It is ok if you are at home curled up in a ball- looking but not seeing. Trying not to feel. Empty. Read more…


Ok, so why is new relationships so hard?

Here is a fast fact: When NASA launches a spacecraft, it uses about 90% of its fuel breaking free of the Earth’s atmosphere. And that is a hell of a lot. After it clears the pull of this gravitational force Read more…


How do you do it? Some de-stressing tips for us moms

I got that a lot. From other moms at school, my dad and my friends. From clients at the advertising agency I own. Even from my husband. I am a 31 year old mother of two. And somehow, my kids, Read more…