Mourning Your Baby: When Resentment and Grief Take Over

Losing a child is a devastating experience that can leave a profound impact on a parent's life. The jour[...]

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Navigating C-Section Recovery: Essential Tips and Tools

Read all of Julie's tips on what to do after your c-section to help you recover and heal from giving birt[...]

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Exploring Trauma Healing: Strategies and Resources

Trauma can have a profound impact on our lives, leaving lasting emotional and psychological scars. Howev[...]

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Mourning Your Baby: When Resentment and Grief Take Over

Losing a child is a devastating experience that can leave a profound impact on a parent's life. The journey of grief is a tumultuous one, filled with ups and downs, dark moments, and unexpected triggers. In the midst of such intense pain and sorrow, it can be challenging to navigate through the complex emotions that arise and not harbor feelings of resentment towards others who seem to have what you've lost. In this blog post, we'll explore how to honor your grief, cultivate compassion for others, and find h[...]

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Strong Feelings Toward Your Partner

Have you experienced feelings of anger, perhaps even rage, or to some level not liking your partner very much during some stages of pregnancy/postpartum? Well, I’m here to tell you that most of us have experienced it and don’t talk about it because we may think it’s “crazy” or “mean” or that something is wrong with us. 

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I Cancelled My “Non Invasive” Lipo Appointment

I was going to get "non-invasive" lipo suction and here's why I cancelled. I’ve dreamt of this procedure, “non invasive” “freckle size scars” since I’ve been pregnant with Blake. I think every new mom has this contemplating plan to pamper ourselves with a little “mommy makeover”. After losing my little Blake and getting pregnant with Zoë, my body has went through the wringer… Again… Three pregnancies weighs… Literally.  I’ve been eyeing this procedure for as long as I[...]

The Thing With Grief…

The thing with grief is that it electrifies you. It causes everything in front of you to pause, like a slideshow that slows down, all of the details that have been in plain sight the entire time but have been ignored, suddenly become clear to you. You get a taste of reality through grief and while you are experiencing this brand-new world that has always existed, you can taste the most agonizing truth at that precise moment:  Nothing will ever be the same.  The insurmountable pain creates som[...]