By Melanie Stehmeier Working from home is a new reality for most of us right now. For many families it has frequently raised issues related to a lack of time and space. Here are some tips for on how to … Continue reading Working from Home During a Pandemic
By Lisa Yarger Getting support for yourself as a mom with a listening partnership We live in interesting times! We’re in the midst of a pandemic, a climate crisis looms, and on top of everything else we’re already doing, many … Continue reading Establishing a Listening Partnership
A Workshop Hosted by Dr. Celina Criss This month we have been discussing Prioritizing Me on the Über Moms Members Group Facebook Page. The discussion has not, unfortunately, involved discussing our sexuality and postpartum changes in our self-confidence. This has … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!
By Jacquetta de Fouchier This month’s newsletter celebrates women’s work. Paradoxically, it took me quitting my job, falling pregnant and moving to another country for me to finally find my calling. We were living in Paris when my husband proposed … Continue reading Birthing a Business
By Celina Criss The Couple That Plays Together Stays Together In life, it is important that we do those things that feed our joy and nurture our spirits. It makes us happy and fun to be around, right? It is … Continue reading The Couple that Plays Together Stays Together
by Celina Criss Ever feel like everyone wants a piece of you? Like, literally everyone and pieces of your actual physical body? You’ve got an infant on a boob, a toddler climbing you like a tree, and a partner casting “you never touch me anymore” bedroom eyes your way. But what if you took a moment to not worry about what they want and to consider what you need? A quick walk? An hour for yoga? Some quiet time and a good boo— STOP This is not another extreme self care, put your own oxygen mask on first post. Let’s … Continue reading Sexy Never Left
by Katie Rössler First comes love: we connect. We get excited. Endorphins are surging through us, and we can’t wait till we see each other again. Then comes marriage, for some. We decide to be bonded and committed to each other, whether through legal means, spiritual commitments, or post-it notes. Now begins the hard work: learning how to be a “we.” But, before we learn how to be a “we,” sometimes something else comes along… Well, the saying goes, “Then comes the baby in the baby carriage,” but let’s be real, ladies, that doesn’t even start to scratch the surface … Continue reading How to Kid Proof Your Marriage
by Lisa Davidson I always knew what I wanted and where I wanted to go. I wanted to become a writer, wanted to experience life in the US, wanted to be married by age 21. I missed my last goal by three days, which didn’t blur the happy occasion. I was lucky to find a man like my husband so early in life. I knew what I had in him from the second I met him, and I swore myself to work hard to keep us happy. Therefore, my next goal became to be the perfect wife. My life was … Continue reading Where Did I Go?
by Mallika Bhatia Facebook has ruined the definition of being friends. People can’t truly differentiate between acquaintances, classmates, colleagues, neighbours-that-one-occasionally-says-hi-to, fellow group-members, and actual friends. Everyone is a ‘friend’ on social media. I guess this must work for some people, but when one becomes a parent, it changes. It’s like parents transform into a new species altogether. The parents-species has limited free time, at least a hundred chores to complete in a single day, and a few little humans hanging on to them that need to be loved and fed. These little humans also need to be cleaned, kept disease-free, … Continue reading Parent-Species & Friends