The Weight of Motherhood

One thing no one told me about (among a million things), was the invisible weight of motherhood. The mental load a mom carries around, the stuff you can’t see, the stuff she tries to hide from most people, even herself. After the baby is born, there is a pressure to “bounce back” and “loose the […]

Finding your community

When I got pregnant with my first I was super excited about play dates, bonding with my girlfriends that already had kids and everyone coming over to visit the new baby. I assumed a meal train would be set up, I read so much about saying no to visitors, I was ready to turn down […]

Why I quit my six figure job

I always had huge ambitions  for my career and personal life.  For as long as I can remember I pictured myself with kids, at the same time I pictured myself as a successful business woman, being a bad ass executive.  Little did I realize how conflicting those two dreams would be in real life. Let me back […]