Tag Archives: self-care

Learn what’s causing your discomfort and how to deal with it

Learn what’s causing your discomfort and how to deal with it

I liken a new mama to a court reporter in terms of being at risk for extreme, carpal tunnel-esque wrist pain. Seriously, I don’t know which person has it harder!   That tingling down the arms? Recurring numbness? Feeling like your wrist could give out at any second? And the pain. The kind that doesn’t… Read More

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

Alone. It’s an interesting word. Sometimes I really love it. I will literally ask my husband a leading question like: “don’t you want to go to the beach with your paddleboard for a few hours?” And then when he says “oh yeah, that sounds great” (assuming I want to go along), I’ll say something like… Read More

From Independent Woman to Motherhood: 33 years of “Me Time” turned upside down

From Independent Woman to Motherhood: 33 years of “Me Time” turned upside down

Ana Acosta is sharing her Mama Story with us today. Ana is the Jill-of-all-trades in my life. If I have a question (about anything) I can usually get a good answer from her or find out who has the best answer. But what I love about her post is that, despite being an expert in… Read More

3 Keys to Surviving Postpartum as a Single Mother

3 Keys to Surviving Postpartum as a Single Mother

Today on the blog, I am featuring Kelsey Baldwin’s Mama Story. Can you imagine your pregnancy beginning with divorce? Well, despite not being what most mom’s envisioning, that is how Kelsey’s started. And I am so glad to be able to host a post that delves into the topic. Because guess what? Being a single… Read More

Postpartum Depression and Lots of Self-compassion

Postpartum Depression and Lots of Self-compassion

I have the honor of sharing Cindy Patterson’s Mama Story with you today, and we are getting into a topic that is under-shared far too often: postpartum depression. The World Health Organization estimates that 10-15% of all mothers experience postpartum depression, yet it is under-diagnosed and under-treated. Cindy shares the intimate details of what it… Read More

How to keep your body happy while rockin’ your sling

How to keep your body happy while rockin’ your sling

We all have a dominant side. You write and eat with a preferred hand. You might kick a ball or climb stairs with a preferred leg. And while one side may be a little stronger, you probably don’t feel like one side of your body is totally different than the other   Until you bought… Read More