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9 THINGS THEY DON'T TELL YOU (BEFORE YOU HAVE A BABY)

9 THINGS THEY DON'T TELL YOU (BEFORE YOU HAVE A BABY)

    1. It's normal to feel overwhelmed. If you feel like you're drowning, you're not doing anything wrong. It really is just that hard. It is totally normal to feel as though you're overwhelmed by it all. Postpartum produces a melting pot of emotions. Joy, sadness, guilt, intense love, fear and even anger and sometimes these feelings can all...

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MATERNITY MUST-HAVES                                    9 MONTHS OF DIFFICULT DRESSING, DECODED

MATERNITY MUST-HAVES 9 MONTHS OF DIFFICULT DRESSING, DECODED

Congratulations, mama! You're pregnant. (*Cue champagne cork). Now what? You're likely feeling a rush of emotions (and hormones). There are books to read, baby registries to make, showers to plan. The list is endless. One thing you don't need to stress over? Your maternity wardrobe. We've taken the guesswork out of pregnancy dressing by rounding up the top 5 maternity...

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Birth & Body Dysmorphia, A Likely Duo

Birth & Body Dysmorphia, A Likely Duo

Mother of four, Sarah Landry, shares her own experience accepting her changing shape. Highs and lows, burgeoning belly and stretch marks alike. A candid account from one mama to another, she champions the art of moving through body shaming to arrive at a place of confidence and love for our bodies. Meet Sarah AKA @thebirdspapaya Let's backtrack a little bit...

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NEW YEAR, NEW MINDSET.

NEW YEAR, NEW MINDSET.

Here's to cuing up a fresh frame of mind. I think we can all agree, 2021 was a doozy. We stepped bravely into a world of mask mandates, work-from-home hoopla, and curbside temperature checks. We shifted into a new normal, tackling obstacle after obstacle in our altered landscape. And for that, we applaud you. For your ability to adapt. For...

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The Best Baby Books | Real Reads From Real Mamas

The Best Baby Books | Real Reads From Real Mamas

There's a lot to learn once you find out you're expecting. Not to mention, a gazillion different books on pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. Take it from modern mamas who have been there themselves. We've rounded up some of the best-loved books on the market. Madison | Pregnancy, Childbirth, and The Newborn: The Complete Guide @maddieskinx found comfort in this...

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Doula Diaries | Nurturing Newborn Mothers

Doula Diaries | Nurturing Newborn Mothers

Birth and postpartum doula, Sarah Vogel, has dedicated her life to nourishing and nurturing new mamas post-delivery. Home birth mama to two little ones of her own, the care expert dives into “matrescence.” (Aka the transitional period when our bodies evolve from an autonomous human being into a sustainer of life for another). A rebirth of sorts, Sarah stresses the...

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