What new mothers need… and some exciting new things around here to try to meet those needs!
What I want an exhausted and struggling mama of little ones to know. It gets better. SO MUCH BETTER.
Our little Maxes will eventually sail off, in days or weeks or years, to where the wild things are. How do we help them navigate? Let’s start by nurturing their emotional lives.
I talk a lot about self-care for mothers in my work. And I find it so interesting that when I read articles for women (mothers, in particular) about self-care, the recommendations are often things like, “Pamper yourself! Go get a manicure! Take a bubble bath!” Do I really even need to explain the futility of this […]
a personal post about how my life journey is coming full circle this month
This I believe— my not-quite-a-manifesto
Maternal ambivalence is completely normal. What we need to change is our attitude toward ambivalence! On embracing ambivalence with equanimity.
If you’ve ever thought, “I wish I wasn’t a mom,” this letter is for you. To the mom who wishes she wasn’t a mom, there IS a path to joy.
Dear Mom-to-be, Perhaps you’re wondering why I didn’t purchase a card to accompany your baby shower gift. Perhaps you’re now fearing that parenthood makes you so impoverished that you can no longer afford even the cheapie cards from the $.99 aisle. Or maybe you’re worrying that “mommy brain” is real and you can’t believe I […]