Like many parents these days, we live several hours away from our closest family member. Thankfully, modern technology helps us stay in touch and allows Muffin Man to remotely interact with family! In order to help him learn and remember his long-distance family members, I created him this homemade photo album. "Reading" his album is … Continue reading DIY Toddler Photo Albums
Today, my self-worth is not measured in pounds or inches. Health and wellness are important to me, but fitting into an old pair of jeans is not.
I recently shared my experience of having a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) following the birth of my son. In my case, the symptoms appeared while I was still in the hospital and continued, without appropriate treatment, for nearly a year. Upon receiving the intervention I needed, I began my journey to recovery. I … Continue reading Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Did Not Break Me
In a recent conversation with Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW, of The Motherhood Center of New York, she brought up the topic of surrender as an important concept in parenthood. I have spent the last month or so turning that word over and over in my mind, attempting to make sense of it. How can surrender lead to … Continue reading Surrender: Surviving the Parenting Riptides
You and your little one are ready to start solids? Congratulations! Let's set you and your baby up for success! Below are my early-eater favorites! Leave a comment with your top feeding products. Books Knowledge is power and I always like to go into something feeling prepared. Below are my two favorite feeding-related books. Both … Continue reading Top Products for Starting Solid Foods