Tag Archives: motherhood

The Mom Village: Science of Support

As moms, we find ourselves experiencing the ups and downs of child rearing and keep hearing how “it takes a village.” But, sometimes we feel like we’re in a bubble. We can get laser focused on our children; we count … Continue reading

Keeping Your Joy During Christmas

“Joy to the World” is a song I have sang during the Christmas season since I was a very young girl. Christmas is a time to gather with friends and family, decorate your tree, and buy gifts for loved ones. … Continue reading

Rediscovering Myself in Motherhood

In my last Women’s Wednesday post, I ‘fessed up: I nearly lost myself to motherhood. I got so “babied out” that I didn’t even know what I wanted to order in my favorite restaurant! To be the best mom and … Continue reading

Quitting is Your New Reality

Myth: Lowering the number of cigarettes I smoke during my pregnancy is safer for the baby. Reality: There is no safe level of smoking. Even cutting down to a few cigarettes a day means you are ingesting harmful chemicals that … Continue reading

Losing Myself in Motherhood

There I was in the baby aisle, looking at baby food, formula, baby cereal and, well, everything else in the aisle. What am I here for again? Another time, there I was in the bathroom looking at my tired puffy … Continue reading