When I became pregnant with Wesley, I worried that I would potentially suffer from postpartum depression. I worried about this because I have spoken to therapists in the past who told me that yes, I do have anxiety, but yes, there are healthy ways to cope with it. When Wesley was born, I was over … More Postpartum Anything
Here’s the situation: I’ve always felt that I’ve been a “jack of all trades, master of none” type of person since I figured out how to skip classes in high school and still get more-than-acceptable grades. I’ve tried painstakingly hard to accomplish some goals, while others I let sort of mingle around in the “I’ll … More Watering the seedling: Combating Fears and Accomplishing Goals
Once upon a time, a few years ago, I was a flight attendant. Sure, I had traveled in the past. My family lives in England and I often would go to see them, catching the travel bug every time. I sailed the Bahamas, I’d taken road trips, I’d seen a good part of the world. … More Once, I was a traveler.
The very second I saw Wesley’s precious face, I knew I wanted to stay home with him. I wanted to be there with him 24/7 so I didn’t have to miss a single leap, accomplishment, or personality trait developing. Then I remembered: I have bills, and nobody to pay them! Uh-oh. My job that I … More The Juggling Game: Work and Home
Let me start off by saying this: I definitely did not plan on getting pregnant with Wesley. Two years ago around this time, I was married. I was a flight attendant for an airline and I shared a cute one-bedroom condo with my husband and my dog. I used to say to myself, “I did … More Before the Beginning: An Explanation.
Ok, mama! I need a minute, too. Here are some songs for your sweet, sweet soul. In no particular order: Jack Johnson: Breakdown (for the initial “whooosawwww.” Imagine yourself on a beach.) Young the Giant: Superposition Houndmouth: Sedona (literally my favorite song when I’m having a bad day) Matt & Kim: Daylight Noah and the … More Playlist for the Mom Who Needs a Minute: The Teething Edition