We are Motherhood: My story of Motherhood and Anxiety

We are the Face of Motherhood

When you think of a new baby what are the first things that come to mind?  Bundles of pink or blue blankets, binkies, tiny diapers, itty bitty zip-front onesies, glowing face of a new mom?  There is so much joy in welcoming a new baby into your family.  After all the flowers wilt and the balloons fall from the ceiling, the reality of the joys and struggles of being a new mom becomes the reality.  Showers become a luxury, sleep is at a premium, and hormones are all over the place.  In today’s world, the pressure on moms is coming from all directions, everyone has the best advice on schedules, feeding, sleeping, swaddling, bathing.  New moms are sorting through advice from all angles while just trying to make a piece of toast.  As a new mom, I remember the overwhelming feeling of doing it the “right way”.  Continue reading