Me Too

  In the past, I’ve struggled to be open and vulnerable about my personal life. This stems from the fact that I’m naturally an introvert and it was also ingrained in me during my social work education. As social workers/therapists we are taught not to...

Unexpected Growth

  The moment I became a mother I felt like I entered another realm of existence. After Taylor was born, I specifically remember texting my friend Christi and telling her I was shocked at my new heightened sense of awareness. Had I just been walking through life...

5 Things NOT to say to a Struggling Mom

  Nothing fascinates me more than the transformation of a woman into a mother. Motherhood is a wonderful experience—it is also very stressful. It changes your entire life in an instant. Here is a short list of things that change after the baby is born: hormones,...