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Pregnant With Depression: You’re Not Alone

Content Warning: Pregnant with depression and suicidal ideation.  My journey to motherhood didn’t start under the happiest of circumstances.  I was already experiencing the most chaotic times of my entire life when I became pregnant. The spiral of sadness that I had been going down before I conceived paled in comparison to the overwhelming sense of …

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A year later and I’m still uncomfortable in my postpartum body

I had a pretty great postpartum experience this last go round. Jamie was a pretty easy baby.  He’s added so much to our lives. Ayva is adapting well to being a big sister. My husband is incredibly helpful. I have no complaints. Except for one thing. It’s been over a year, and I’m not happy …

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This is what it’s really like to travel alone with a baby

Want to know what’s it’s really like to travel alone with a baby? Have I got a story for you!  I’m used to doing things on my own. I started my first job when I was 12 years old, put myself through college, and was a single mom for a few years. There isn’t a …

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I don’t have an ego when it comes to car seat safety

I discovered a lot of things when I became a mom. First, I learned that I had the capacity to love far beyond I ever imagined. I found out I was stronger than I thought, and that babies make life better. I also found out that when it comets babies, everybody has an opinion! For …

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