Motherhood, Identity and Mental Health

Mental health When we discuss mental health and motherhood, the conversation often veers (as it should) to postpartum depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns. There are studies and amazing supports for these conditions and I hope all mothers who are thinking that it’s a bit more than “baby blues” or “first baby anxiety” seek out these resources and access them. Go see your doctor. Talk to your partner. Accept…

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Being Real

Grief My last blog post was two months ago. Two. This is not to say I don't have three half-written blogs on my hard drive. I do. And a running list of ideas that I'm excited and eager to share with you. My brain is constantly spinning with all the ways I want to help and educate people. But I've been stuck. We talk a lot in therapy about grieving.…

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Home Buying is Stressful

You’re buying a home! First off, congratulations on your upcoming purchase. This can be such an exciting time! It can also be nauseating. Home buying is stressful! Pardon the honestly, but it’s worth being transparent. Buying a home can be incredibly stressful, even when you are working with gifted mortgage brokers and realtors. Why am I stressed? To begin, stress is a normal part of the human experience and homebuying…

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