Posts Categorized: moms’ stories

When Small Acts of Self-Care Aren’t Enough

This is the second piece in our August Self-Care Series. Those moving through the process of resolving postpartum depression and anxiety are often reminded to focus on small acts of self-care. This might mean drinking tea while it’s still hot, taking a 15 minute walk after dinner, or making sure you have time to brush… Read more »

Modeling Self Care for Our Children

August will be Self Care Month here on the blog. We’ll be focusing on the importance of self care and sharing tips for integrating it into your hectic life. As the summer hits its stride and families are busy with the unscheduled chaos of the summer holidays, self care can easily be lost in the… Read more »

What I Wish I Had Done Differently

Article by Erika Mitchell When my first son was born I spent months planning for his arrival; I obsessed over choosing the right health care provider, I debated hospital birth vs. home birth, I made sure I had all the required baby gear, I took supplements, ate well and exercised. I fantasized about what I… Read more »

Breastfeeding, Weaning, and PPD/A

Article by Kelley Allen Postpartum depression and anxiety was something that I went into pregnancy very aware of. I worried about a family history of depression, sensitivity to hormone fluctuations, and moving to a different country three months after the birth of my daughter. Despite my worries I felt prepared as my husband and I… Read more »