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New Year, New Start

New Year, New Start

2021 is here, 2020 has passed. The year 2020 marked so much change and growth for me. I became a mom and learned a new type of love, I connected with lots of family and friends, and I grew my professional repertoire. However, if i’m […]

Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

Integrating Work, Motherhood, and Life

I’m writing this post right at the beginning of the school year after I’ve been back at work for about three months. Three months. Really? Only three months? In truth, I’ve been avoiding this topic because I don’t really know what to say or offer […]

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

Finding Balance During Maternity Leave

I’m a person who likes to be as prepared as possible and took this approach when it came to preparing to go on maternity leave. I did just about anything and everything I could to get my team squared away, smoothly transition, and ensure I […]

I’ve Been a Mom for Three Months

I’ve Been a Mom for Three Months

It’s been just over three months since I became a mom, we became a family of three, and the world got brighter and sweeter. I have no idea where the time has gone and yet it feels like it’s gone slowly. Some days I can’t […]

How to Prepare Your Postpartum Wardrobe

How to Prepare Your Postpartum Wardrobe

Starting around 32 weeks pregnant, I would inssentently google “what to wear postpartum” or “what to wear after child birth” around 3am when I could no longer sleep and had to do something to pass the time. The confusion about what to wear and more […]

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

“Interesting” is the word I’d use to describe how I felt about maternity leave. Several months without working? Interesting. People would cover my daily tasks and then I’ll just pick them right back up when I get back to work? Interesting. I’ll have weeks and […]

How to Prepare for Your Hospital Stay

How to Prepare for Your Hospital Stay

In the third trimester of my pregnancy, especially those last five weeks, I recall feeling so much anticipation and anxiousness along with so much excitement. Some of it was anxiety-ridden, but mostly it was just pure joy at what was to come. I’d go to […]

I’m a Mom Now

I’m a Mom Now

On February 9th at 7:47pm my husband and I welcomed our beautiful baby boy into the world. I’ll never forget holding him for the first time and his perfect little head resting against my chest. The emotions, the thoughts, the amazement that ran through me […]