Breastfeeding can be painful, frustrating and tragically difficult. So we honor every mama who has given it their best shot, whether that has meant a few days or a few years – we celebrate you.Continue reading
Everyone has their own advice and philosophy about parenting – learning how to sift through that advice is equally important. Now, 10 years into it, if I could go back and give my new-mama self some advice, this is what I would tell her: 1. It DOES get easier. There are highs and lows and everything in between. Hold fast to the highs, and remember during the lows that it WILL get easier and better again.
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Childbirth will change your life and will, quite literally, stretch your body to limits you never would have imagined. Whether you had a quick natural labor and birth, a prolonged labor or a planned c-section, the postpartum period is exhausting, emotional and uncomfortable. While the births of my three children were some of the most precious, exhilarating hours of my life, I will also never forgot the need for self-care and healing that followed.Continue reading