Bulletproof coffee has revolutionized mornings for this tired mama of three. But what on earth is it? It sounds rather rugged and hardcore, doesn't it? Don't be intimidated. It is quite simply a way of preparing your coffee with a few extra products and a blender. It has changed my morning game completely. I am… Continue reading Bulletproof Coffee for Moms – How to Manage New Parent Sleep Deprivation and Brain Fog.
Why read this article? I talk about being high risk for post-partum depression (PPD), why the symptoms are not easy to pick up on until you have hindsight, the subtle barriers to getting help, what it's like taking SSRIs and a multi-pronged approach that worked for me. I had the most unbelievable, awesome experiences… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Essays: Treat Your Mental Health Like a Project!
I wanted to share with you some of the strategies and things I've learnt about being a sleep deprived mom, starting with the 'simple' strategies everybody tells you, including the psychologists, then I'll dig a bit deeper and share my own experiences and things that have worked for me, when I am operating on little… Continue reading Managing Sleep Deprivation with a Toddler and a Newborn. Ways to Hack your Fatigue from a Mom who’s been there.