Posts in Motherhood & Pregnancy
A Motherhood Story: Am I Only "Sort Of" A Mother?

I have had a feisty spirit since I was born.  As a literal lifetime cancer survivor (I was born with cancer), I have taken on life with a unique gusto, an “I can do absolutely anything” and an “F* those who tell me I can’t” attitude.  There have been two times in my life when the doctor’s “DON’T” message could not be overcome, worked around, or simply powered through. The first was scuba diving and the second was carrying a pregnancy.

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Why You Need Mom Friends and Where to Find Them

It’s hard to make friends as adults—between work, family and other competing demands on your time, it can be difficult to prioritize finding new mom friends. With pregnancy as the common thread, it can sometimes be easier.  Mom friends at every stage of the motherhood journey are super helpful, but friends who have kids the same age as yours are super essential. Here’s why:

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Becoming a Stay At Home Mom in 2019

We had the pleasure of sitting home with Edil, a stay at home mom to a 2.5 year old, living in Rockaway Beach, NYC. Passionate about changing the narrative surrounding stay at home moms, she shares her journey from working in the fast-paced real estate industry, to taking a full pause to raise her daughter at home. Being a stay at home mom is hard. And no one prepares you for the identify shift that comes with it.

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Doulas: What Do Doulas Do?

Maybe you’re pregnant, or you’ve just given birth. Or maybe your in the thick of maternity leave and starting to look around for answers to all the questions that have come up along the way. You’ve probably heard of a doula but you aren’t really quite sure what one really is. In this article, we’ll explain the different types of doulas and what doulas do.

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