My Motherhood Journey: Navigating Neuroticism

The Silence Before My Storm. The house is quiet now, a rare moment of peace that feels almost alien to me these days. It’s in these fleeting instances of silence however, that my thoughts begin to race, a relentless marathon with no finish line in sight. As a new mother, I thought I’d be basking […]

My Motherhood Story: Embracing the New Me

The Shift In My Universe Today was one of those days where the walls of my new reality closed in a bit too tightly. It’s strange, this new world I find myself in. A world where my heart is immeasurably full, yet so often, I find myself gasping for air, trying to find who I […]

“The First Cold: Navigating Motherhood with a Type A Personality”

The Unwelcome Guest My First Cold! Not my cold, but my 8-month-old’s. Up until now, I was on a mission to shield her from every germ, armed with vitamins and all the research you could imagine to keep sickness at bay. But here we are, and it feels like I’ve dropped the ball big time. […]

My Motherhood Story: When Silence Breaks-the Unpredictable Nights of Motherhood

You know those moments when everything just clicks? For a brief, shimmering second, you feel like you’ve got it all figured out. That was me, watching my daughter blissfully doze off after her favorite evening rituals – a feed, connection time, bath time with dad. We’d finally nailed this routine, or so I thought. The […]

My Motherhood Story: Beyond the Perfect Picture

So there I was, in my trusty bathrobe, sporting the “I haven’t showered in days” look, scrolling through those stock photos of mothers and babies. You know the ones—where moms look like they’ve just stepped out of a salon, cradling their babies with not a hair out of place and a smile so bright it’s […]