October 6, 2014

When Nursing Doesn’t Feel Natural

Let’s talk about breastfeeding. Everyone knows that nursing is healthy for both moms and babies. We’re told it provides nature’s perfect food for infants. Hell, even the formula labels tell us so. It’s believed to be the most natural thing in the world. Except when it’s not. And for me, it wasn’t. Before I get into the meat of this article, please let me say one thing. For those out there that nurse your babies […]
March 28, 2014

Say No To Mom Guilt

I absolutely love to hear stories from other moms or families about the daily crap we all struggle with. It not only makes me feel more normal, but I know it helps other moms out, too. I have a dear friend, who’s actually the husband in this relationship, and he shared the following story with me. I think it will resonate with all moms who attempt to juggle both work and home. (We may not […]
October 21, 2013

Playing Small Serves No One

This is a topic I feel wildly passionate about. In all the courses/programs I’ve trained and through all the people I’ve met, I’ve found this to be a unifying bond among us. I’d venture to say, especially among women. We just want to be affirmed. Validated. OK. I have seen this excerpt before, but it keeps showing up…which I take as a sign. A sign for me in my life and a sign that I […]