“It’s Just An Uphill Stretch.” My Mantra During The Newborn Days

Maybe your newborn sleeps. Maybe your newborn doesn't sleep. Maybe you're struggling playing the formula game and trying to find one that your little one's tummy can handle. Maybe you feel as though you have become a dairy cow and your baby is nursing constantly. Perhaps you're currently running on three hours of sleep. You … Continue reading “It’s Just An Uphill Stretch.” My Mantra During The Newborn Days

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This Is My View, and I Run Anyway

Recently, someone made the comment that I have it all "put together so well." Someone else asked me, "is there anything you don't do?!" in a way that implied that I am supermom/superwife/supergirl. Let me stop you right there: While these comments are flattering and I take them as compliments, I am actually a hot freaking … Continue reading This Is My View, and I Run Anyway

I Pledge Not To Provide “Updates” On Postpartum Weight Loss, and This Photo Explains Why

So, I'll come right out and say it: I see a lot of women post "updates" about where they are in their postpartum weight loss journey. I respect these journeys; they are not easy. I realize that posting about it on social media can be therapeutic. I also realize how detrimental it can be. It … Continue reading I Pledge Not To Provide “Updates” On Postpartum Weight Loss, and This Photo Explains Why

An Open Letter To The Woman Who Gave Me Shitass “Advice” On A Mom-To-Be Message Board

Let me preface this: I have never been a fan of "mommy groups." I have always been a fan of empowering moms to have confidence and take care of themselves. The two are not interchangeable. Why don't I care for them? I just don't fit in with the whole "mommy group" crowd. No, I don't … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Woman Who Gave Me Shitass “Advice” On A Mom-To-Be Message Board