Postpartum and Beyond

Bah Humbug

Santa or No Santa? Throughout the holiday season this year, I've noticed quite a few parents wondering if they were bad people because they weren't labeling a lot of presents as "From Santa". This made me realize that my husband and I hadn't actually discussed the Santa topic. Luckily Little P is too young to… Continue reading Bah Humbug

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Mental Health, Postpartum and Beyond

Treat Yourself

Self Care When You Have a Baby Taking care of yourself is always incredibly important. Once a baby is brought into the picture it can become a lot harder to make sure that you continue to check in on yourself. You're tired, you're constantly making sure Baby is okay. It's easy to overwork yourself and… Continue reading Treat Yourself

Postpartum and Beyond

Help Me Help You

How You and Your Partner Can Stay Partners When you first bring Baby home from the hospital you may think that there will be no problems between you and your partner. You'll probably think that you have a strong relationship and that everything will just fall into place. If you're lucky enough that everything works… Continue reading Help Me Help You

Postpartum and Beyond

Resentment

When You Feel Like You're Doing it All Before me and my husband had our baby I did a lot of reading and had heard a lot about how the relationship would change, the dynamics would change, and that the first year with your new baby is really hard. I was convinced that there was… Continue reading Resentment

Postpartum and Beyond

Being Productive With Baby

i'd rather hang out with you, but these dishes aren't gonna do themselves The laundry isn't done (all right, they're clean, but you know you have to put them away now), your dishes are beginning to pile up, and there's various clutter all throughout your house, but your baby doesn't care about any of that.… Continue reading Being Productive With Baby