Best Podcasts For Moms Looking Motivation

In my opinion, Podcasts are to blogs what Audible is to books. It’s a way to consume content when you don’t have the time to read it. It also serves as a great way to feel like you’re a part of an adult conversation when you spend your entire day talking to a tiny human […]

New Mom Gifts: Essentials Every New Mom Really Needs

Are you in need of some new mom gift ideas? Below is a list of a few essentials every new mom needs, but probably won’t buy for herself. I read every book under the sun trying to prepare myself for what life would be like once I had baby. But nothing can really prepare you […]

Coping Mechanisms For Anxiety: Healthy vs Unhealthy

If you’ve been following along, you know I have been coping with some postpartum anxiety. And in my recovery process I’ve discovered a few things I’ve been doing to sabotage myself. I’ve noticed some things I use as crutches to cope with my anxiety that really only serve to make it worse. A coping mechanism […]

Getting To Know My Postpartum Anxiety

I’m referring to my anxiety as Postpartum Anxiety, but I’ve struggled with anxiety most of my life. I’m just noticing it taking a different shape since giving birth.  I’m developing a new relationship with my anxiety. I’m taking ownership of it. I’m doing my best to stay in front of it and be proactive. I’m […]

We All Need To Cry It Out Sometimes

Caution: Brain Dump Ahead  I’m hesitant to talk about this because I feel as soon as I write it down it will stop and I’ll never get it back. But baby has been sleeping pretty well lately. Or, rather, I have been able to let her put herself to sleep, which leads to her sleeping […]

Just The Essentials: Why I Started Using Essential Oils

So the time has finally come and my metamorphosis into a full-ledged crunchy granola cliche is complete. I am entering into the world of essential oils, along with everyone else and their mother. I started seeing moms popping up in my Instagram feed talking about essential oils. It peaked my interest and I found myself […]

Postpartum Anxiety Snuck Up On Me

Anxiety and depression are sneaky illnesses. They trick you into believing you’ve got them under control, only to sneak back up on you when you least expect it. My daughter is 8 months old now, and I’m finally realizing my anxiety is back and in full force. It’s been sitting on my chest for a […]