Feeling vulnerable as parents might not be enjoyable... but remember the most vulnerable person in your family is the baby! If you can embrace your vulnerability and not run from it, the potential is there for your whole family to be transformed.
Becoming a parent is one of life's most vulnerable experiences. But the focus remains on how the pregnant, birthing and postpartum person is feeling. Spotlighting how Dads & Partners feel as they become parents is one way the whole family can thrive.
Becoming a parent means setting some healthy boundaries for your new little family. And this can trigger all sorts of vulnerable feelings for EVERYONE. But it's SO worth it!
What do expectation, disappointment and the myth of the goddess have to do with feelings of vulnerability? Ya'll, you have no idea...
The vulnerability that folks feel around the actual birth makes sense. But embracing those feelings, rather than ignoring them, might make all of it just a little bit easier. Remember: no matter how your birth story turns out - YOU ARE A HERO.
Vulnerability is THE emotion of parenthood and you couldn't avoid it if you tried! So, why not try to embrace it instead? Much easier than done, ya'll! But this season, I'm going to try to my best to convince you that vulnerability is where all the good stuff happens!
Physical intimacy after babies is different, that's true. But don't believe all the hype! Sex post-babies has the potential to be the best you've ever had... and it's all about increasing your emotional intimacy!
"Mommy Brain" is often a joke, when it should be honored for its role in raising the next generation. More & better support is the key.
The ups then downs of the perinatal emotional roller coaster can make you second-guess if your feelings are valid... if they're okay. Don't worry - they are.
The Dad Experience is just different... For many partners, the baby isn't real until the moment of birth - leaving many men feeling left out and helpless as they try to catch up and push back against our culture's ideas about fatherhood.