Self

Own Your Health – Postpartum Care

NewbornBaby
The day my son was born is still a bit of a blur. I rolled out of bed, went to the bathroom, and noticed I was soaking wet. “Hmm…did my water break?” I had the expectation that fluid would be gushing everywhere like a waterfall. Not so much. Within an hour my contractions were strong and close together. At the hospital...
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Family

Work / Life Balance as a Working Parent

SeattleFamilyPhotography
The last few months have been a bit of a blur. I’ve started and stopped writing a dozen times, easily distracted by work emails, Benji’s giggles, or the cushy pillows on my bed 🙂  Parenthood is challenging, insanely challenging. My husband and I balance daycare drop off/pick up, two demanding work schedules, family time, dog walks, cleaning up the house,...
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Family

Recovery at 5 Months Postpartum

MomandBaby
Five months as a momma. Sometimes I still can’t believe it. I carried a beautiful baby boy, and suddenly one day, he was here. The whole birthing experience took me a long time to wrap my head around. Every week my belly grew and I felt Benji kick nonstop, but the fact that my son was actually inside me still...
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