Share your experience—how much paid leave did you get, and how much did you want?
Over the first forty days, women need to recover and heal. How can we accept the slowness of this process? Here’s one key tool that helped me do that.
Sarah’s coming back online after being away for the last three months on maternity leave. She welcomed her baby boy, Henry, to her family in October. Here’s a quick update from her as she gets back into the studio.
Postpartum rest challenges me to learn and grow in ways that make me uncomfortable. I’m not great at resting. Snudge, a word like Hygge that tells us to remain quiet and rest, is my goal for the postpartum period. But it’s not always easy for me to do.
When Motherhood Breaks You: Rediscovering Yourself and Your Artistic Voice as a Mother — Ep #067 with Peng Scheerer
Can you be a mother and retain your artistic spirit? Peng Scheerer joins us to discuss the challenges with parenting while pursuing a career as an artist.
The sound of your baby crying? It’s intense. And when it’s your first child, chances are instinct has you scrambling to get to your kiddo immediately and take care of whatever it is that ails them. But you’re not just responsible for taking care of your new baby. You’re also responsible for taking care of you, too.