False Promises: Breastfeeding & Weight Loss

  All new moms grapple with hard postpartum realities like sleep deprivation, hormonal shifts, identity crises, body image, and learning how to be patient with themselves as they heal.   This is made even more difficult with the added pressures to “get your body back” which usually means in this culture, sadly, to lose weight. […]

Invisible Mess

I’ve recently started inexplicably fantasizing about big plans for my backyard. Note: I’m not a gardener. The only plant I have successfully kept alive for longer than a few months is a jalapeño plant, which in Texas is basically The Easiest Thing Ever. I mean, you have to actively work to get them NOT to […]