Here you'll find useful, inspiring, and always relateable content to accompany you in your parenthood journey!
In a glimmer of hope for mothers of color, communities are seeing a rise in services and organizations aimed at supporting them to improve maternal health outcomes. We're fortunate to have one of those organizations, Birth Sisters of Charlottesville, right on our doorstep.
It is a challenge to maintain our centers during the holidays when our physical (and emotional) boundaries are being tested by all of our loved ones, friends, and coworkers. While this all sounds like total gloom and doom, we can also reframe this as a positive - a harbinger of deep personal growth and grounding.
Hope McCutcheon sheds light on job/gig hunting while adding a new family member(s) - the ins and outs of deciding when and how to share this news with your potential employer (or clients/customers).
Domestic Violence - Know the Signs and Offer Support
"Breast is best" has gone far beyond a general guideline about infant nutrition. To many, it's become a source of great shame, hurt, and just plain harmful.
Care for yourself and loved ones by learning what to look for with ppd and anxiety.
So many moms feel like their partner isn't helping. You're not alone and you don't have to be stuck. Learn how to balance responsibilities!
Poetry as self-care can break open our hearts and pull us into something greater than ourselves. Bringing us closer to the most worthy of relationships - with ourselves.
Being a new mom is tough. Support a new mom by asking the right questions! New moms may feel inadequate with everything going on.
Don’t be the visitor that they don't want to invite back for a second time by bringing the wrong gift…
I spent many evenings lying on the couch crying, wondering what was wrong with me. Becoming a mother was physically taxing and very difficult emotionally.
When we speak to new parents, the stakes are high. It's easy to forget how powerful what we say to our friends, coworkers, daughters, daughters-in-law, and sisters can be at such a surreal and vulnerable time.
When we allow ourselves to slow down, to notice the world around us and appreciate the beauty, we are baking in nourishment to our day. It takes no extra time to notice the threads of the shirt you're folding.