Category Archives: parenting

Family Ties

As I started to research more about postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety, I discovered that depression and anxiety have a genetic component.  I started doing my research and polling all of my relatives.  Had anyone struggled with perinatal mood and … Continue reading

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This is Seven

Munch, You are seven now.  Your birthday was just six days ago. It feels like just yesterday that you were born. I struggle with finding the balance between giving you independence and keeping you sheltered.  Seven looks like sending my … Continue reading

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Four Years Old

To my sweet baby girl, You are four years old today.  I stayed up late last night to write this letter to you, much like I did the night  before your birth.  I needed to get everything ready.  I cleaned … Continue reading

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Farewell to Our Daycare Family

Friday, August 29th marked the end of an era. It was our last day at our beloved daycare.  We had been there since my sweet Munch was just three months old.  The teachers, the directors, and the other families had … Continue reading

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White Privilege is Real

I have been silent on my blog for nearly two weeks. I needed to retreat and find my words and voice to articulate my swirling feelings.  What is happening Ferguson is NOT okay.  I wonder how I can change people’s … Continue reading

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Just Write: Buns and Braids

My two ballerinas had their dance recital this past weekend, so I spent the weekend honing my skills at creating buns.  I used to struggle with my daughters’ curly hair.  Their curls are stunning, but they tangle so easily.  I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: my amazing mom

Mother’s Day is bittersweet for many women: women who are struggling with infertility, women who have lost a child, women who have lost their own mother, and women struggling with postpartum mood disorders.  Please join me over at Postpartum Progress Mother’s … Continue reading

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