In 2021, Julie Barzman suffered the devastating loss of her son, Blake, and quickly found that it would change her life forever.
There is so much to think about when you are getting ready to welcome your newborn into the world. Here are 3 things I wish I knew!
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.
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[...]
First and foremost, I'd like to stress that I am no expert. I am not a doctor and or professional in the medical field. I am a French woman living in America who went through postpartum depletion, had to self-diagnose myself, eventually received a diagnosis from an actual doctor and here I am telling you about my journey. Take what can serve[...]
Here are 6 Pregnancy 'Dont's' that I will NEVER repeat! Don't ask Dr. Google and Dr. Know-it-all-without-PHDs. Bye bye Dr. Google and the fake doctors of the world. I feel like I need to put this as NUMBER ONE of my 6 pregnancy 'dont's' that I will never repeat because omgeee has it been liberating to not Google each symptom that coul[...]
I've been asked this question perhaps two weeks into having a baby. It's a question that comes up over and over again and I've been adamant to answer it. Within all of our life changes, I couldn't yet explain how our relationship had changed. It had, of course, but there was so much work for us to do in multiple aspects, that I was waiting to feel more[...]
Google has been a best friend to a lot of us. I mean, no wonder the FBI looks into people's Google search history when they're working on cases; it reveals a lot about you! Imagine what a pregnant woman is possibly researching, and that I'm sure you've looked up yourself if you're pregnant or once were. Firstly: don't trust everything Google[...]
Having a baby and being a mother has involuntarily entered me in a competition game I had no idea about... I've done a good job in my life at protecting myself in enjoying daily life goals, succeeding and working with others without having to outrun someone. I've never compared my skills. Now, today, I've gotten into an uncontrollable spiral where I[...]
Oh, the third…final…trimester…how I don't miss you. Well, maybe a little, I miss your tiny feet wiggling inside of my tummy, but I'm finally writing this post staring at your itty face sleeping on my breastfeeding pillow, which by the way is a must-have! Click here for all my baby must-haves! The reasons why I'm so late on this are: A)[...]
It was very interesting to me to learn, after downloading five pregnancy apps after finding out I was pregnant, that for some women, the first trimester is their worst. And yes, downloading apps is the first thing I did, in case I'd miss any super vital important details on the complexity of making a human. I thought to myself, "Oh come on! how can a[...]
There's a serious baby boom! Or is it just me? Not just me...I'm sure you feel the same way! Therefore, I figured with Christmas coming and all these mamas to be, it would be fun to do a holiday gift list for all the preggers girls out there because they need extra love! HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR YOUR PREGNANT LADY In this blog are a few of my favorite thi[...]