Not the Favorite

I look at the picture with both feelings of nostalgia and pain. At the time, I had only been a mother for all of two months. I had no idea what I was doing, and I was scared most of the time. And yet, there I was, in a simple photo with a small smile, … Continue reading Not the Favorite

#momlife: Mommyhood is a Rollercoaster!

In this latest edition of #momlife, we meet Deeksha from India.  Deeksha candidly talks about her first-time motherhood experience, and the surprises she encounters. Although she’s on the other side of the globe, her discovery about motherhood is all too relatable! Meet Deeksha, and her self-professed Motherhood Rollercoaster ride: Hi to all moms out there … Continue reading #momlife: Mommyhood is a Rollercoaster!

#momlife: 5 Tragicomic Moments in Parenting

 Parenthood is both difficult and fun - there are trying moments that can test our limits, and there are times where we couldn't see ourselves doing anything else.Then, there are the times that are just so crazy, that we have no choice but to find the humor in it! On this edition of #momlife, we feature … Continue reading #momlife: 5 Tragicomic Moments in Parenting

reflection

It was a year and a half ago, but I remember looking in the mirror. Tears streamed down my face. My hair was a mess. My clothes were a mess - I think my nursing tank was on backwards. My eyes spoke volumes. I was tired. I was stressed. I was anxious. I was scared. … Continue reading reflection

Finding Fulfillment

Did you know that it's Maternal Mental Health Week? For the next five days, The Blue Dot Project is asking mothers to take the #RealMotherhood Challenge.  Mothers throughout the internet are being encouraged to share photos and posts showing the true side of motherhood. This includes all the fun stuff, the non-Pinterest worthy stuff, and … Continue reading Finding Fulfillment

#momlife: Mom Guilt

In this edition, of #momlife, Kate talks about something moms know all too well: Mom Guilt!  Accidents happen, but that doesn't stop us from experiencing it. Today, I spent a good portion of the day feeling like the worst mom ever. I’m obviously not the “worst” mom. I don’t neglect my kids, expose them to … Continue reading #momlife: Mom Guilt

Reblog: The Color of My Skin

Over the past year, I've detailed both the struggles and experiences in my life. It's been therapeutic writing about my postpartum experiences.  I've had fun writing about Poshmark. I've learned so much from all of the guests authors.  The blog has been more than I ever expected that it could be. Out of all that … Continue reading Reblog: The Color of My Skin

Travel Diaries: Another First

I don't travel all too often to work.  Last year, budgets were revised, and I was on maternity leave when some of them came up. Business trips just weren't a part of the plan that year. Once I returned to work. I didn't have any issues with it.  It meant that I didn't have to … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Another First

A Mommy Story: Mama of Kings

In this edition of A Mommy Story, we meet Ariel of http://www.mamaofkings.com. Ariel was brave enough to talk about her family struggles. Despite being subjected to difficult situations, she kept a positive attitude and continued to be strong for her family. As far back as I can remember, my life has been one big event … Continue reading A Mommy Story: Mama of Kings

365 Days

It seemed so unfair. I was finally making progress with my recovery from Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. I was finally starting to enjoy motherhood. Yet, I had to leave that all behind and go back to being in the corporate world. It’s hard to believe, but a year ago today, I went back to work … Continue reading 365 Days