becoming a family

Connecting Body & Breath – Guest Blog

Welcome to Motherhood!   This is one of the most wonderful and crazy adventures you will experience.  At this point, you may already be experiencing some of the Motherhood ‘symptoms’ that aren’t discussed much.  The hormones are wild, sleep is a very different activity than it once was, and life as a whole is different. When I became a Mother, I found out extremely fast that Motherhood could be extremely isolating.  I also experienced it in a different light because I was battling PPA and PPD. There was a lack of resources that helped me cope with everything I was …

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Happy 3rd Birthday Evelyn

Dear Evelyn, I always wanted to be that mom that documented major milestones of your life. I even have a baby book- that is barely filled out. But time and excuses got in the way of me completing any of those things- so instead I’ll try this letter to you instead. At 5:39am PST you will turn 3. I still remember your birth. I remember feeling very empowered pushing you out of my body. I remember how warm you felt when you held you for the first time, and about how your squishy body seemed to mold itself to me …

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Becoming a Family

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have a huge travel bug. I’ve been all over the US, and traveled internationally 3 times and been to 5 European Countries. Each vacation has something special and a special memory attached.Some good memories: like my first solo vacation without a friend or relative.Some, not so good: Like the time I locked my friend’s brother into their Paris Apartment by accident- the day we left the city. I’ve never seen someone so mad before. But by far, my favorite vacation was the vacation we took following my husband’s fourth deployment. You see, …

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