Tag: new moms

Getting Knocked Down by Postpartum Depression: How to Get up Again

| May 3, 2013 | 8 Comments
Getting Knocked Down by Postpartum Depression: How to Get up Again

I expected to experience postpartum depression when my babies were born given my history of depression. I wasn’t expecting, however, how different it would be compared to my “normal” depression. My depressive episodes come on slowly over time, they are insidious. My postpartum depression arrived suddenly and with unexpected intensity. It was rather like being […]

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Join me in MommyVille!

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Join me in MommyVille!

I love it when moms are real and frank with each other about all the ‘real’ stuff that happens during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.  Enough of this ‘waxing over the details’ and failing to mention the 500 stitches that followed that all natural birth. We teach our kids to tell the truth but more often […]

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Belly Chats – Exclusive Events for Moms-to-be from momstown Ottawa

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
Belly Chats – Exclusive Events for Moms-to-be from momstown Ottawa

When I was a new mom, I felt very overwhelmed, emotional and at times, alone. A lot of my friends didn’t have children yet or their children were older. I remember wishing I had a network of new moms like myself to confide in and commiserate with. Luckily new moms in Ottawa now have the […]

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