self care

Hot mess express?

Style your way into motherhood It was 6 months after I gave birth to our first born. A sweet, big blue eyed, miniature version of me. She was sleeping through the night, about 10-12 hours, nursing, and hitting all the milestones on the dot. It had been 6 months since we moved away from our families and into the neighboring state. I had managed to network my way into a few events and was living my dream of being a stay at home mom. I should have felt blissful, excited and grateful. Instead, I felt exhausted, anxious and angry. Then …

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You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup

  Why Self Care is Crucial By Justine Robinson There is a reason the famous airplane analogy exists: “put your oxygen mask on before assisting others with theirs”. It can be difficult to heed this advice in ordinary adult life — while trying to build a career, go to school, and keep up with family and other social demands. When you’ve just had a baby, the typical self-care routine can be close to impossible. Many new parents find themselves searching their memory for the last time they have eaten, taken a shower, or had something to drink. This is problematic …

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