Postpartum Frustration? Check Your Expectations

Do you find that you are often frustrated with yourself? Or with those around you? Feelings of anger, resentment, or disappointment can stem from high or unmet expectations.  When you are feeling one of these emotions, you might try getting curious about your expectations. Were you hoping things would go “perfectly”? Did you expect yourselfContinue reading “Postpartum Frustration? Check Your Expectations”

The First 3 Months With Baby: How Nurturing Mom Leads To Improved Recovery for Her & Bonding with Baby

During the first weeks and months after baby arrives I encourage moms to enter a season of mindful nurturing, a slowing of pace. I struggle with the expectation that so many have that they will “bounce back” after baby, and that their life and body will stay exactly the same.   I think this setsContinue reading “The First 3 Months With Baby: How Nurturing Mom Leads To Improved Recovery for Her & Bonding with Baby”

Michelle’s Story

Continued from Homepage . . . She hasn’t told anyone, but she’s stopped holding her baby whenever she is alone, just to be safe. She’s also feeling incredibly sad and irritable. She finds herself yelling at her partner frequently, which has never happened before and in her mind she’s yelling at herself “You’re a badContinue reading “Michelle’s Story”