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Mother’s Day Musings

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Happy Mother’s Day! These are some words I want you to know: You ARE ENOUGH. You are the best mama for that baby, no matter how old your baby is. You are love, warmth, security, nourishment, patience, unconditional everything. Baby books, Pinterest projects, meals made from scratch, shiny dust free floors; none of those things […]

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How to Love Mom: Two Words at a Time

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Over the last week, I’ve spent a lot of time helping some of my therapy clients process the days immediately following the birth of their child. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to start work with a new postpartum doula client with a visit to her in her hospital room. Their experiences mirrored each other in so many […]

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Testimonies from our Traumatic Birth Support Group

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Last week, I facilitated the last session of a Traumatic Birth Support Group that started in November. For six sessions, I had the great privilege of meeting with five women to process births that left them feeling sad, angry, confused, scared, resentful, traumatized, and isolated. I hoped to provide an opportunity, for women who experienced […]

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Healthy Winter Mom

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Bringing home a new baby in the winter can pose a special set of challenges for mom. As we recover from birth and adjust to our new roles as parents it’s likely that there will be feelings of isolation and loneliness. The winter months can make these feelings more intense as we tend to “hibernate” a bit. Feelings […]

Come out of the Darkness 2014 - Team Memphis

Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

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If you have had any contact with me in the last 3 months, it’s quite likely (almost certain) that you have heard me mention “Climb Out of the Darkness” a fundraising event for Postpartum Progress.  I’ve talked about it on the news, have been interviewed for an article in the Commercial Appeal (the local Memphis […]