When you’re pregnant, there’s a whole lot of time to ponder the moment when you meet your newborn, and the vision often includes feeling instantly overcome with such joy and love that we you instantly transformed. It’s that classic movie moment where a beatific mother and child are embracing and tears of joy abound.Read More
Every mom wants to do her very best and know that her child feels loved and happy and secure. As moms, the stakes feel really high. Really high, and that’s mainly because we’re raising humans, so there aren’t any do-overs. Lots of do-betters, but no do-overs. And with all that pressure to succeed, we put absolutely everything into our child for the sake of being a good mom.Read More
Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert (an equal blend of both)?
Does it really matter?
Yes, it does.
If you know your personality, then you know what your brain needs to recharge, and nothing makes you scream, “Recharge my batteries!” quite like motherhood. Especially if you’re an introvert.Read More
As a first time mom, everything you experience is new: lactating breasts, zigzagging hormones and this little human you created, who depends on you and your partner for absolutely everything. Everything.Read More
Once you’ve had a baby, it’s hard enough just to squeeze in a five minute shower, so the idea of pulling it together for a day at the office might make your head spin. If you’re planning to return to work, organization and preparation are your allies. The more time you give yourself to sort out the details, the better you’ll feel.
So, where to begin? Here are some helpful guidelines:Read More
For new moms, feeling confident can be a real challenge. Who doesn’t feel a little shaky when we’re learning something for the first time? Even the most self-assured, accomplished women can take a while to get the hang of being a mom.Read More
There’s lots of information available on what to expect during pregnancy and baby care the first year of parenting, but what we love to talk about at Boot Camp for New Moms are those big adjustments new parents make that don’t get enough air time:Read More
For moms-to-be, the idea of delivering a baby and nurturing it into adulthood might be overwhelming. You’re excited about heading down that road, but doubt is still knocking at your door: Will I know what to do? Will I definitely love my baby? Will I be any good at this?Read More