Category Archives: New mom

New Mom Memory

I have been thinking a lot lately about my pregnancy with my daughter (my oldest child) and also the early days/months after she was born.  This has been on my mind because my little brother (who is now an adult and really only 4 years younger than me) and his wife are expecting their first… Continue Reading

Maternity leave is not a vacation

All the stories lately about Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s new pregnant CEO, have left me thinking about the ways that decisions made by people in the public eye influence the lives of others.  Marissa has stated that she only plans to take a brief maternity leave and she for those few weeks that she is technically… Continue Reading

Transition to Motherhood: Returning to work or staying at home

Deciding whether or not to return to work following the birth of a baby is a huge decision.  For some, it may not be a choice due to financial constraints, but regardless, it is something that most moms have strong feelings about one way or another.  If you are going to be staying at home,… Continue Reading

The transition to motherhood

They say that change is inevitable.  But let’s face it, change is hard. Change is uncomfortable because it often leaves us in unfamiliar territory and with a feeling of not knowing what we are doing.  This is an understatement when it comes to having your first baby.  The transition to motherhood, and I’ll argue fatherhood… Continue Reading