Am I Terrible mom Because I hate bath Time?!

I seem to base all my “shoulds” on photos, commercials, and social media posts when I see parents doing all the kid-things with smiles on everyone’s faces. Bath time for example. It starts with the registry and me scrolling the aisles of Buy Buy Baby where there’s an...
THE Word to Avoid in Your Identity Crisis (and why it doesn’t have to be a crisis!)

THE Word to Avoid in Your Identity Crisis (and why it doesn’t have to be a crisis!)

I didn’t have a child at the same time period as many of my friends and the common woman, whatever that means. Brooklyn is my one-and-done and I had her when I was 36, quietly approaching 37. No, I wasn’t 80, but in the world of pressured timelines and your OBG...
Mom Friends are hard to make, but not Impossible

Mom Friends are hard to make, but not Impossible

The first few months after Brooklyn was born, I didn’t leave the house much. Partly because it was the dead of winter, along with everyone in the world proclaiming she could die from the flu. Those two things are valid points but I never really acknowledged to myself...

RIP The Life I Once Had: The Mourning Period

I’ve always been attached and connected to things that others may say goodbye to in an easier way. I felt bad if a stuffed animal wasn’t played with enough, I am ultra-nostalgic about trips, college, and apartments I’ve lived in. I reminisce about times in my life...
A Letter to that Mother in the Corner

A Letter to that Mother in the Corner

Hello mother and friend, I am watching you and see you are struggling.  The look in your eyes not only longs for answers but also sleep.  I may know how you feel but you also have a very unique story.  You’re longing for answers, confirmation that what...

The (peri) Menopausal Misunderstandings You May Be Seeing Online

My good friend and partner of Powering Through Perimenopause, Carrie Koziol (http://www.pilatesbycarrie.com), just posted an amazing piece on how the exercises you’re finding online could actually be doing more harm than good in the peri and menopausal stages of...

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