On June 20, 2015, over 2,300 people spanning 5 countries participated in this year’s Climb Out of the Darkness event benefiting Postpartum Progress. Mine was one of those, and I’m so excited that it was a success! By Climb Day, my team roster looked an awful like my wedding guest list. Some of the same aunts,… Read More Climb Out of the Darkness 2015
I got a few comments on my Pee! Panties! Poise! post asking, why a pad specifically for bladder control? What’s the difference between a bladder control pad and a pad used for a period? I didn’t have an answer so I decided to figure it out. I was honestly expecting to find out it was a bunch of propaganda… Read More More on Pee and Why Bladder Control Pads are Better Than Period Pads
This week, The Her Stories Project started a campaign geared towards moms in response to Jenny Studenroth Gerson’s article “They Should’ve Warned Me.” Honesty alert: I refused to read that article when it started circling Facebook. Yes, refused. I knew what it was about based on the responses people posted when they shared it. I knew reading… Read More #SoGladTheyToldMe
This has happened: I checked and rechecked the packaging multiple times to make sure I wasn’t getting the liners meant for my period. Why must they make the packaging so similar? I know these are with the Depends, but even those can be mistaken for a Lady-Time product if you have no idea what you’re… Read More Pee! Panties! Poise!
Today I lit a candle for our Angel Baby, in honor of her and the other mamas who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 4 years since we found out we lost our first baby just a few days after our 8 week appointment. The last… Read More Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2014
One of the best blessings after G was born was having a group of friends who took turns bringing us dinner. For about 5 weeks we didn’t have to worry about at least one dinner and I had things to eat and snack on the rest of the week. When I found out we were… Read More Eating with a Newborn: Freeze Ahead Meals