In 2021, Julie Barzman suffered the devastating loss of her son, Blake, and quickly found that it would change her life forever.
In a world of technology where everyone is connected, I am surprised that there are still things that no one talks about. It wasn't until after birth that I learned some important aspects of motherhood.
Kyle Stefanski and his wife Julie Barzman join the podcast to discuss the Stefanski charity Rhonda’s Kiss that provides non-medical aid to cancer patients, Julie’s pregnancy journey and advice on how much rest new mothers need after birth.
SICK TODDLER? I am in the raging phase of my child building up his immune system and let’s just say, it keeps you on your toes. Having a sick toddler is not fun, but I have some items to help. A lot of moms have mentioned they’ve also been dealing with more sickness since the pandemic, I think it’s safe to say we are all going through some kind[...]
We all know as parents that one of the hardest aspects of parenting is managing our children’s emotions and feelings, especially when they are explosive. Many of us don’t think about how “everything started” or where it stems from. We judge adults too easily and yet, we expect children to act like one. It doesn’t make sense and that’s where[...]
One of the hardest things with grief, besides grieving itself, is allowing ourselves to heal. Healing may sound close to impossible at first; A betrayal, a delusion, complete absurdity while suffocating from a pain that takes over our world. It can stop time, make every little part of daily life seem like a mountain to climb. Yet it can transform wha[...]
STILLBIRTH - IS NOT A TOPIC I EVER THOUGHT I WOULD BE WRITING ABOUT. I predicted taking you along right until the end of my pregnancy, introducing you to a new little person and telling you everything about my labor story - my foreseeable and predictable ups-and-downs of a mother of two. With a heavy heart, I am not telling you the story I so ho[...]
TRIGGER WARNING: PREGNANCY LOSS This is my first podcast in French, and my first podcast where I discuss this very difficult subject; perinatal bereavement. This is the name for the experience of parents facing pregnancy loss. Thank you very much Hélène on @parentsclub_official for giving me the opportunity to open up and share my emotions a[...]
I'm going to go straight to the point with this one. I have been thinking for months and months what I could've done differently during my pregnancy that would've (maybe) made the experience and the postpartum recovery easier. We're all different but there are things, hands down, that I wish I had known during pregnancy for how to handle postpartum.[...]