My nearly 5 years of being a mom has definitely been filled with its ups and downs. While I am thankful that I’ve experienced more ups, the downs tend to linger longer. Generally, the downs are all the normal stresses of parenthood – sleepless nights, potty accidents, and attitudes that give just a mere glimpse
Author: Sasha Russell
Recently, I heard a story about a young mom who was looking to hire a photographer to document the birth of her first child. For medical reasons (not that it should matter), she was having a planned c-section. A particular photographer came highly recommended. Upon request of the photo shoot, the photographer told the mom
This time last year I shared with you the Positivity Challenge. It’s something that has truly changed my outlook on my life and my relationships. Trying to remember the positives in each day doesn’t always come easy, but creating the habit of focusing on the positives has overall changed my mental well-being for the best.
I’ve been having a hard time trying to figure out how to write about the way that I’ve been feeling lately. I wanted to write a fluffy piece about all the things that I am thankful for, but it is not what my heart wants to talk about. I have been suffering lately with anxiety
My baby boy is turning 2 this week. I know this sounds cliché, but, seriously, where has the time gone? I didn’t even feel this stressed about my daughter turning 4 last month. Don’t get me wrong, I was definitely stressed about my Evalyn turning 4 and going into PreK, but it was a different
I LOVE to-do lists. I mean I truly, truly love them. Not much gives me greater satisfaction than crossing something off my list. Making lists at work is how I keep track of what needs to be done and when. I use my calendar, a special notebook just for my weekly to-dos, and post-it notes
Recently I was involved in a car accident. Thankfully, I was by myself and everyone was ok. Amidst all the chaos (and after making sure the other people involved were ok) I kept asking myself, “Why me? Why now?” The day started off great. I had just made a (hopefully) positive step forward in my
Here at CT Working Moms we’ve been trying to let our readers get to know us a little bit. So, I thought this was the perfect way for you to learn something about me.
When I found that April is C-Section Awareness Month, I knew that I needed to share my birthing story. In 2014 I had an emergency c-section with my firstborn . Consequently, I then had a planned c-section with my second born in 2016. Both experiences were like night and day. After my second one, I really thought that I was over the stigma around having c-section… but then I tried to write my story.
Oh man! What a month! I started the year off strong – ready to make changes to get my house in order, along with my mental health and physical health. Then I slipped up. I literally slipped on ice, slamming my tailbone and head pretty hard on a slate tile, causing a lot of pain