The following post was written quite a while ago. 86 days ago to be exact. It will be the first of a series of posts that I will be sharing about my own journey through Postpartum Depression. PPD is real and can be difficult to recognize in yourself. The past few months have been a … Continue reading Facing the Darkness: The Start of my Journey through PPD
With 3 kids, 3 years of age and under, I am often told "I don't know how you do it." Or, "I don't know how you get anything done." Truthfully, sometimes I can't do it and a LOT of times, I really don't get anything done. My kids are always healthy and happy but my … Continue reading Facing the Dark Cloud: Recognizing the Signs of the Post-Baby Blues
Often times when life gets overwhelming and you just don't think you can bear any more weight on your heavy shoulders, something will call out to you at precisely the right time to put it all into perspective. It can be a pat on the back, a song, comforting and encouraging words, a book or … Continue reading If You Give Baby All of You, You Will Have Nothing Left to Give: A Response (and Thank You) to “Mommy Somebody Needs You”
I recently went to a tea party. It was a house party selling all sorts of gourmet loose leaf teas and accessories. One of the teas available for purchase was a tea called "Feminini-Tea." The consultant explained that this tea was great for women going through menopause and/or experiencing extreme PMS symptoms as it helps … Continue reading Feminini-Tea
Yesterday, hubby and I woke up to a beautiful, sunny fall Sunday morning. In our pre-babies life, we used to go out for breakfast every weekend. Sometimes on Saturday and Sunday mornings. We love breakfast and starting our day off sitting in a busy diner enjoying 2 eggs over-medium, bacon for him, ham for me, … Continue reading Overeasy: How eggs are cooked. Nothing else about breakfast out with two babies is even close to easy.
Skinny Jeans and I have a love-hate relationship. That being when I'm skinny, I love them and when I'm not, well... I not only hate them but hate people who can wear them well and wish they didn't exist (skinny jeans - not the people in them. I'm not that crazy!) About 5 years ago, … Continue reading The Not So Skinny on Skinny Jeans