As a mom, you want to enjoy the holidays. You also want everyone else to enjoy the holidays and you feel responsible for making that happen. But there is this invisible load of motherhood lingering in the midst of the holiday cheer. You:-Do most of the planning. -Find the perfect gifts for your children. -Decorate [...]
If you are a new mom there are potentially two things that feel frustrating about postpartum body image. First, understanding your own body after birth. Secondly, how you relate to your husband or partner about your postpartum body. We have a couple of other blog posts on postpartum body changes and how body image impacts [...]
Have you ever felt disconnected from your partner due to anger or feeling like things are unfair? Have you found yourself distancing because you feel overloaded with things while it doesn't seem like your partner is? Do you find yourself scoffing or saying things like "Well at least you get to___" or "Wouldn't it be [...]
A lot of women find themselves confused and feeling isolated when it comes to the conversation of sex after baby. Who can you talk to about sex when you’re a new mom? Can you bring it up at playgroup or with your friends? Women feel like they should be ready, even if they aren’t. This leaves new moms wondering if they’ve done something wrong, if their body is “broken” or if they are disappointing their partner.
When you are having sex after birth, you might notice that your vagina is dry. Vaginal dryness can happen for a number of reasons. For postpartum women, it is related to hormones. While many postpartum women experience vaginal dryness, it is even more common for women who are breastfeeding. Finding a lube for postpartum sex [...]
Whether it is by choice or circumstance, the decision to leave a job and become a stay-at-home mom or work-from-home mom comes with big adjustments. Mom overwhelm causes stressors and uncertainties for moms at home. The outside pressure + your personal expectations of yourself can cause you to lose confidence, struggle to fill your bucket, [...]
Lube and libido, both things that have a huge impact on our sex and intimacy after baby, and we're going to break down, what happens to our libido after we have a baby, what kind of lube might be right for you, and how we can kind of get into this sexual intimacy space again, without feeling like shit.
And without just trying to get it done.
You do not have to make fancy arrangements to enjoy a date night. Stay at home date ideas for couples can give you more chances to connect with your partner. No babysitter is required. Dressing up is optional and the options are endless. Finding a stay-at-home date night idea that you love will be a [...]
Struggling to reconnect sexually with your partner after having a baby? While there are many factors when it comes to sex and intimacy, one of the biggest factors is body image. Body image is both the way you see yourself AND the way you think your partner (and others) sees you. Body image being in [...]