7 Stages of Motherhood for New Moms

Have you heard of the seven stages of grief? It’s surmountable to know and helps you to better comprehend how humans deal with grief and loss.    As a new mom, there are also stages you go through as you acclimate to motherhood, very similar in concept to the stages of grief. These stages for

To the Moms Celebrating Their First Mother’s Day with a Rainbow Baby

Mother’s Day to a loss mom was once a day of dred. It was a kick in the gut, a painful day, and a stark reminder of the loss that so deeply broke our hearts.  For some it took months, for others it took years, and for many it took medical intervention but we made

Top 6 Things Learned in the First Two Months as a New Mom

Being a first time mom at any age is tough. There are a multitude of transitions and adjustments that have to happen for not only you and your baby, but also your entire family. Motherhood has a huge learning curve. No matter how much you study and prepare for it, you will find that every

How to Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

‘Tis the season for thankfulness and gratitude. It sounds like a simple concept, but tell that to someone who has fallen on hard times, lost a loved one, is battling cancer, struggling through infertility, and the list goes on. It’s not always easy to see the positive and bright side of things when you are

Keeping a Positive Mindset While Living With Cancer

*Guest Post by Antoinette Truglio Martin I come from a glass-half-full upbringing, where there was always a positive spin on life. The weather is partly sunny, a bad haircut grows out, and traffic will eventually end somewhere along the Belt Parkway. The Cancer Since 2012, I have been walking around with metastatic breast cancer. Metastatic