Take Back Your Power

You are powerful in this moment, right NOW. If you don’t feel powerful, it is because you are not looking in the right place. Maybe you have been looking outside of you, but the truth is that nothing external can ever give you power. You must look within. Your power...

The Strength in Vulnerability

The early postpartum period is a paradox because on the one hand you have recently become the primary care-giver for a new human life and on the other hand, the physical demands of labor and emotional demands of motherhood have left you very vulnerable. It doesn’t...

Self Care

I still remember how I felt right after I had my daughter. I was so physically weak from delivering a baby, exhausted from waking up every few hours to feed her and completely overwhelmed by the demands of a new born. I was just trying to survive from one moment to...

Shouldn’t this be the happiest time of my life

A major reason why many women suffer in silence during the postpartum period is because they believe the myth “becoming a mother should be the happiest time of my life.” I know that this was the case for me. When I was pregnant, I imagined that becoming a mother would...

Real Mommas, Real Talk

If you have been a mother for one day you probably know that everyone is lying on Facebook. Everyone just posts the cute pictures of the few wonderful moments. No one, or very few people talk about how difficult motherhood and parenthood can be. Yes, babies are...