My Daughter’s First ‘Date’

“Jimmy told his mom that it had been his best birthday ever. Chelsea couldn’t stop smiling. The kids said their goodbyes, then crawled into their respective booster seats for the short drive home.” My Daughter’s First ‘Date’ Source

We Talk About Postpartum Depression, But Post-Weaning Depression Is Also a Thing

Post-weaning depression is experience far more than it is discussed. Did you struggle? “While there’s very little research on the subject of post-weaning depression, experts hypothesize that a mom’s mood changes after ceasing breastfeeding stem from a decline of the hormones oxytocin and prolactin. Both hormones bring with them a feeling of calm and relaxation,…

Being a Good Mom Makes Me a Bad Friend

“Sometimes it takes me days to respond to a text, and it’s not because I don’t care! It’s because I’m busy juggling motherhood, work and making sure there’s decent food on the table.” (via @Mom.me) Being a Good Mom Makes Me a Bad Friend Someone is always going to feel neglected, hurt, or left out…