Giving new mothers a blank slate

Motherhood is loud. Very loud. Both from within ourselves and in our every day surroundings. It’s a beautiful chaos that we learn to love. Continue reading “Giving new mothers a blank slate”

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The best way to help a new mom

I was that new mom who cringed every time someone offered to hold him so that I could attempt to sleep. I was that new mom whose anxiety soared when someone tried to touch my dirty laundry and dishes. And I still am the mom, at nine months postpartum, who brushes off babysitting offers.  Continue reading “The best way to help a new mom”