Navigating Birth In Our Current Climate

We have entered a new birthing paradigm. This shift is unwelcome, confusing, and nuanced. Pregnant women everywhere are reevaluating their birth plans, managing their anxiety, and shifting their expectations, all while trying to maintain a positive outlook. There is a heavy feeling in the birthing world right now, I can attest to that, but there…

Lover’s Tempo and Skype: Mother’s Day in the Time of Covid-19

Mother’s Day is approaching, in the time of a pandemic with the uncertainty of how long this will last what does the celebration of love look like for our mother’s? Here is my opinion. We can manage to make the best of a terrible situation and still celebrate our mother’s in ways that we can….

New Mother

Let’s go back in time a little bit, back to when you had your first child. Everyone called you and your baby ‘new’: a new mother with her new baby. And it’s true, you were new! You were experiencing being a mother for the very first time. And each day that came was an exciting…

Beyond the Baby Stage

Our culture has a modern obsession with new motherhood that begins early on. We’ve all seen the posts and we’ve all seen the pictures; the pregnancy announcements and gender reveals, the young, luscious pregnant women with their beautiful curves and glowing skin—often times not a stretch mark in site—and then the photos of those beautiful…

Navigating Divorce With Small Children

When I was 24 years old, I left a marriage that was no longer safe, or serving me, or my children well. At the time, I was a stay at home mom to a 3, and 4 year old. My children were my first priority, and through the emotions, legalities, and logistics of divorce, I…

The Power of Mothers

Postpartum life is an immediate adjustment and one that is only just beginning, laying the groundwork for an unfamiliar reality. When we becomes mothers, a whole new world opens up before our eyes. It’s certainly a thrilling, exciting one, but can also be quite daunting. Nothing can truly prepare us for welcoming life, especially the…

Ethical Sleepwear to Give You Sweet Dreams, The Sleepy Collection

The Sleepy Collection, makes classic sleepwear for women and kids in amazingly soft pima cotton of the highest quality. All their products are GOTS certified, providing a complete transparency of the production process and guaranteeing an ethically made product that is organic and toxin-free. Their sleepwear embraces a Scandinavian style that is timeless. When my…