• June 12, 2024
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The First Three Years: An Encouraging Letter to New Dads

The First Three Years: An Encouraging Letter to New Dads I told my husband that I was pregnant during his lunch break one February Tuesday. We were smack in the middle of an ice storm that had resulted in a large portion of the DFW metroplex being without electricity, and the temps were resting in […]

  • May 20, 2024
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Postpartum Care Planning: Part 2

Postpartum Care Planning: Part 2 Practical Tips for Rallying Available Support If you are just dropping in to our discussion on Postpartum Care Planning, welcome! I encourage you to read Part 1 and then return to this page for some practical tips to utilize in your fourth trimester planning experience. _____________________________________________________ Kimberly Ann Johnson, in […]

  • May 16, 2024
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Postpartum Care Planning: part 1

Postpartum Care Planning as a crucial part of pregnancy and parenting The “fourth trimester,” or the first weeks of postpartum, is arguably the most tender and vulnerable time in a woman’s life. She has emerged an entirely new person from pregnancy into constant caregiver; it is a sacred time of transition and renewal. Yet, she […]

Healthy Sleep Habits for your Family

It is unfortunate how our sleep patterns can unfairly become such a defining mark of character, even from the earliest of ages. “How’s she sleeping?” strangers and friends alike would ask of my newborn, followed by “Oh, don’t you want to be a good baby for your mama?” as if her sleep patterns were early […]

Empowering Moms: The Importance of Advocating for Ourselves

As mothers, we are the nurturers, the caregivers, the superheroes who make the impossible happen daily. We juggle countless responsibilities, from soothing late-night cries to managing household chaos. Yet, amidst our superhero feats, there’s a crucial aspect we often overlook—advocating for ourselves.   In the whirlwind of motherhood, it’s easy to prioritize everyone else’s needs […]