Alyssa Roberts: The Sun Will Shine

“Perhaps you will wake up and find the sun shining and the birds singing…Perhaps it will be fine tomorrow.” Virginia Woolf, “To the Lighthouse” Dear mama, In the book, “To the Lighthouse,” one of the characters is a little...
Cristi Comes: Happy Mother’s Day

Cristi Comes: Happy Mother’s Day

Dear New Mom, “Happy Mother’s Day! Today, it probably feels like you’re treading water, or even drowning. Motherhood is not what you expected. Inside you feel like Mother’s Day is absolutely not the holiday for you. It’s a day to...
Bridget Croteau: You Will Get Better

Bridget Croteau: You Will Get Better

Dear New Mom, Postpartum depression.  I knew what it was.  I knew I was at risk for it because of previous depression and anxiety.  But I never thought it would *actually* happen.  In fact, I suffered for months, making excuses for why I felt this...