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We are the Face of Motherhood: A Series on Postpartum Depression

We are the Face of Motherhood: A Series on Postpartum Depression

When you have finished this Introduction, please visit We are MOTHERHOOD to follow the rest of the series In honor of Maternal Mental Health Awareness month, we are kicking off a series on real women’s experiences with mental health and motherhood. Every week day in May, […]

We are Motherhood: What, did you stop eating? 

We are Motherhood: What, did you stop eating? 

Note to the reader: When someone loses weight quickly it may be a first reaction to comment on her weight whether positively or out of concern. If you are really concerned, please ask in private. Eating disorders are serious and can accompany (or be accompanied […]

How to Dress Up a Graphic Tee: Part 2

How to Dress Up a Graphic Tee: Part 2

If you want to hear the basics of dressing up a Graphic Tee, see part 1 here. Otherwise, lets jump right in. This t-shirt is special for a couple reasons. One, it represents a new friendship. Two, it supports women who have suffered, struggled, and […]

To ALL the Mamas on Mother’s Day

To ALL the Mamas on Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day and as you know I don’t usually do pictureless posts. But, today I will. Because, today that white space is for all the mamas, not just the ones we celebrate.  This post is for all the mamas who yearn for babies who […]

The Outtakes of Motherhood: Fashion in the Midst

The Outtakes of Motherhood: Fashion in the Midst

You may have noticed (or you may not have, though I think I’m up to a total of three readers these days;) that I’ve been spending a lot of time focusing on Maternal Mental Health this month. A couple months ago, I was chatting on […]

I Am the Face of Postpartum Anxiety: Did you know? 

I Am the Face of Postpartum Anxiety: Did you know? 

A lot of my readers (by a lot I mean two but let’s not split hairs) know me or at least are connected with me through Facebook or Instagram. Did you know? Some of you have been with me through all four of my pregnancies […]

It’s a…BABY: Becca and Jon’s Journey to Parenthood (again)

It’s a…BABY: Becca and Jon’s Journey to Parenthood (again)

A couple months ago while you all were sitting on the edge of your seats anxious to see if the Patriots or the Falcons would reign victorious in that big game they hold once a year, what’s it called again? Oh yeah the Super Bowl. […]

Friday Reflections: Empathetic or Just Self Involved?

Friday Reflections: Empathetic or Just Self Involved?

Someone’s status: “I just spent the last week throwing up, I’m so glad it’s over.”  My usual response in some variation: “We just had that, it was awful, it took me three weeks to recover. I hope you feel better soon!”    Whenever someone shares […]

A Wild Thing Turns Three

A Wild Thing Turns Three

It finally happened, not the zombie apocalypse, not pigs flying, the fat lady didn’t even sing. Nope, but my Wild Thing did finally turn three. I say finally because there were moments when I wasn’t quite sure we’d make it. When we started calling baby […]

Friday Reflection: Friendships, Mistakes, and Healing from Hurt

Friday Reflection: Friendships, Mistakes, and Healing from Hurt

Have you ever had a friendship- a close heart friendship- a friendship you worked for and trusted, a friendship you hoped would be lifelong, fall apart? It doesn’t matter why, I’m sure when relationships end the blame is not on any one party. No matter […]