I’ve always been a positive, glass half full kind of girl. That’s why when Postpartum Anxiety (PPA) struck me for a second time, I was bummed beyond belief. Where did my happiness go when my beautiful newborn daughter was staring...
I had envisioned this miraculous drug-free birth for as long as I can remember. I wanted to be able to give birth to that 9lb baby with no drugs, but my body had other plans. All three of my...
As I approach the third trimester of my second pregnancy, I've been looking back at this journey with loving kindness for all my body is going through, how I look in the mirror and how I'm talking to myself. But,...
When my husband and I went out for our first date after our daughter was born, he asked me what I would tell myself at 37 weeks pregnant. He thought he was asking a lighthearted question to reflect on...
I have always wanted to be a mom. When I was in high school, I proudly proclaimed that I would one day have five kids. Now that I’m a little older, I admit that five is probably no longer...
While I was pregnant, I had a coworker who was also pregnant, so we chatted from time to time about our experiences. One day, she asked me about my birth plan. My first thought was, "go to the hospital,...
Two pink lines.  We were ecstatic. The decision to toss the pack of birth control pills in the trash and open our hearts to starting a family was exciting, and those two pink lines came so quickly! An added bonus,...
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Dear Maternity Leave

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{This piece was written pre-pandemic. While daily life looks different than it did back in February, the sentiment of this post still hits home to those of us who have experienced the end of maternity leave.} Dear Maternity Leave, This is...
We all want to have that picture-perfect nursery in the Pottery Barn catalog. But is that really practical? Heck no. It is pretty and expensive and has way more than you need. In fact, those picture-perfect nurseries could even...
From the moment I found out I was pregnant to the moment I delivered my kids, I struggled. Pregnancy was not this beautiful magical experience I had been promised. I suffered through terrible symptoms, complications, and felt guilty about...

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