by Julie Leonard Are those days gone when you regularly went to the hairdressers, got your nails done, enjoyed a spa day, or even remembered your regular check ups at the dentist? Before I had a child, I had so … Continue reading Self Care For Busy Moms
by Amie Mignatti Becoming a mother is such a big life change, and often it takes time to step into our new role fully. The beginnings of pregnancies are filled with beautiful dreams of our children, and how we will … Continue reading Finding Our Way Forward in Motherhood
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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading Where Did I Go?
by Mariia Ginzburg “In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn What were your expectations while you were pregnant for the first time? I was … Continue reading Busy Bee Goes on Maternity Leave
by Jordan Sapir I arrive, and the line is not only around the corner, but two city blocks long. Wait, I thought, they said the doors open at 9:00! It’s 8:15. There is no way this line is that long. … Continue reading The Fall. The Wall.
by Leah Hasse When I was pregnant with my first son, I watched my friends drop like flies. Some of them because we grew apart, and some because I couldn’t maintain a relationship where I felt constantly scrutinized for my … Continue reading The Complex Realm of Motherhood and Friendship
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, … Continue reading Parent-Species & Friends
A Nameless Woman: Life After Mom A Note from the Editor by Jordan Sapir There are a lot of missing links involved in life after babies. Some of them have to do with health issues, our bodies, false hope, and … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
by Pia Johansson Science tells us that mothers react more to their own baby crying or laughing than to a control baby. Well, I guess you already knew that, but did you know that your brain changes in size and … Continue reading Everything Changes When You Become a Mother – And Your Brain Helps By Changing, Too