Tag: new mom

New Mom Playlist: Making a Mix CD

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I was born in the late ‘80s and grew up in the ‘90s and early aughts. In those days, there were no music streaming...

On the Eve of Motherhood: An Open Letter to My Friend

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One of my dearest friends is having her first baby! And, as exciting as this seems, it’s been quite an experience. To start, she...

Pregnancy in Quarantine

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My husband and I announced back in April that we are expecting a baby in September!  We are beyond excited, but this also comes...

Beautiful Mama, I See You!

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Beautiful mama, I see you... Holding your precious child gazing at them with amazement that they are so perfect and yours. Running after your crawling, walking,...

To My Mom: I Need You More Now Than Ever Before

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I remember needing you. I remember needing you when I fell off my bike. I remember needing you when the sound of thunder filled the sky. I...

Mamas, Motherhood Takes Time

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Coming into motherhood really does look like a wrecking ball. It felt that way to me at first. Between the postpartum days, and the...

On Motherhood and Wholeness

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Crunch. I bit into the crisp apple and juice sprayed onto my cheek. I looked at the round heft in my hand. Suddenly I...

Expecting? Why You Want the Tummy Shield

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Once you announce you’re expecting, everyone seems to have advice. What to expect. What types of products “you just have to have.” Well, today...

Mom Hair: Style For The Ages

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Let's be honest, I am not a fancy mom. I am waist deep in littles and schedules and chaos. I can barely find the...

Research, Research, Research: The Age of the Over-Researched Mom

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You’re a mom, and maybe you thought that being a mom was all about children. Well, it’s not. It’s about science. It’s about finding,...