Sleep regressions: What they are and how to survive them.

Molly Leighton, Expect to Sleep Again Picture this … Your baby has been getting into somewhat of a sleep rhythm. You can almost guess when she will wake from her naps, how long it will take her to fall asleep, and what time she will wake at night. Then, all of the sudden, her sleep […]

Jun 10, 2020

We do not negotiate with terrorists or toddlers, I say to myself, face buried in pillow. The faint scent of coconut momentarily transports me away from my dark bedroom to a Caribbean island. When was the last time I washed my hair? I flash back to reality as the motionless man beside me lets out […]

May 29, 2020

GREAT SLEEPECTATIONS: Newborn sleep and what to expect in the first 6 weeks

THE INVISIBILITY OF MOTHERHOOD

Our last vacation, immediately before pandemic pandemonium, was to Vermont. We rented an Airbnb in Stowe, a 3-hour drive from our home. We stayed close as we had been sufficiently stung by our previous trip, a 5-day getaway to Florida, during which our daughter seemingly contracted every possible childhood illness. It all started on the […]

May 6, 2020

I awoke this morning to an e-mail from one of my favorite yoga teachers. I lay in bed, blackouts still drawn, trying to ignore the bang I heard on the baby monitor. My toddler was making her typical morning raucous, dragging her pacifier along the bars of her crib, as if she were an inmate […]

Apr 29, 2020

Mindful Morning?

CULTIVATING SUPPORT IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Calling all new mamas!

Have you recently welcomed a new baby into your home? Are you struggling with ways to connect to other mamas and find support during COVID-19? Quarantine and social distance are likely NOT how you envisioned bringing your baby into the world.

Are you wondering where to find that village they encouraged you to lean on in your prenatal classes?

Apr 16, 2020

Do you have a postpartum plan?

Don't just plan for baby, prepare for you!

Download your FREE copy of my postpartum planning template to set your intentions and goals for a smooth transition to motherhood.


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