Tag Archives: social support

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

How to approach your provider and get the care you deserve

How to approach your provider and get the care you deserve

Waiting for a doctor’s visit where you know you need to ask a question that leaves you vulnerable can be terrifying.   Why can’t I sleep even when my baby’s sleeping? Why can’t I enjoy the things I used to enjoy? Why do I feel so numb and overwhelmed? How do I know if I’m… 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