Actress Marissa Jaret Winokur readily admits that the first year of motherhood wore her out. Marissa, a DWTS veteran and co-host of CBS’s mommy version of “The View” coming this fall, is mom to 2-year-old Zev. “You get sleep-deprived because you’re up all night. People don’t tell you this! I still haven’t had a good night’s sleep … [Read more...] about Marissa Jaret Winokur Adjusts to Motherhood and Sleep Deprivation
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July may be National Anti-Boredom Month (?), but today’s modern mom is anything but bored. The latest Motherly State of Motherhood Survey shows that moms aren’t feeling weary because we’re not interested in our activities. Instead, we’ve got too many activities going on, and we’re feeling weary from sleep deprivation! According to the survey, nearly half of moms report … [Read more...] about Are You Bored? Because I’m Not.
This Fall, I celebrated my first anniversary of returning to work after becoming a first-time mother. Ironically, in the same month, I started a new job. In retrospect, it's not a coincidence. They say the first year is the hardest for significant life changes. It's a period of unknowns, new obstacles, and inevitable mistakes made along the way. And frankly, since I don't … [Read more...] about The Five Things I Learned In My Rookie Year Being A Working Mom
Childbirth is exciting but it is also hard on a mother's body and takes time to recover from. Most OBGYNs recommend a new mother wait at least six weeks before returning to regular activity, including returning to work. There are several things to consider when deciding to return to work after the birth of a baby, including a mother's recovery after childbirth, how well … [Read more...] about How Soon Is It Safe to Return to Work after Childbirth?
“Nobody told me…(fill in the blank)”. How often have you said this or heard one of your girlfriends say this about something pregnancy or post-pregnancy related? While pregnant with my first child, I felt like I was saying it all the time. I polled some of my closest friends to find out what they went through that they weren’t expecting during pregnancy and their … [Read more...] about Taboo Topics – Things Nobody Told Me About Pregnancy and Beyond