# messiness

A collection of 3 posts

Telling Her Story: Sarah, Mom to Jonah (almost 3) and Jacob (5 months)

Sarah's unapologetic honesty is empowering and healing, not only for herself but for anyone wanting to learn to truly love themselves as they are. She is infectiously funny, lovable, and I love knowing that she is in the world raising her two little boys.

# acceptance
5 min read

Telling Her Story: Kristi, Mom to Anna (4.5) and Giorgia (2)

Meet Kristi. She gave birth to her second child just as the world went into lockdown. Through acute isolation and debilitating pain, she sought and found support and strength within herself to reignite her inner light. Hers is a powerful story of resilience.

# motherhood
5 min read

Expectations vs Reality

In this piece from 2018, I reflect on my impossible expectations of motherhood negatively impacting my mental health. While I don't believe you can control whether or not you will go through postpartum depression, I do believe that unrealistic expectations set us up for disappointment and despair.

# motherhood
7 min read
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