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Sisterhood of the Traveling Hearts 

I had some expectations going into the Warrior Mom Conference last weekend. I expected I would meet some new people, meet people I had only previously ‘met’ in a little tiny box on my computer and that I’d be able to squash my social anxiety long enough to do those two things somewhat successfully. 649 more words


What I Want You To Know

As soon as the Warrior Mom Conference was announced I knew I had to go and bought a ticket the minute they were available. The few moments of doubt that I had were quickly silenced by a visceral knowing that I needed to be with these women, my people, my fellow Warrior Moms. 300 more words

The Rest

I Wept

For the pregnant woman
who loved her child enough to stop taking the psychopharmaceuticals she desperately needed
to guarantee its unencumbered growth –
and that of her paranoia and compulsion… 157 more words


Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue's development plan aims to strike a balance between building and preserving green space

“It’s been a year and a half journey,” Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Mayor Paola Hawa told journalists last week prior to a presentation at the town hall of proposed plans for development of 276 hectares of the town’s norther sector above Highway 40. 558 more words

West Island Gazette

Down in the Valley

When I first heard the idea of postpartum depression in fathers, I thought it was a bunch of hooey. I knew, with the interests I have and the topics I research, I should jump wholeheartedly into the facts of the phenomenon, but I harrumphed at the links and passed them by. 735 more words

Postpartum Depression

A Simple Mindfulness Exercise: Notice the Moment You're In

Last week, we asked you to spend 5 minutes twice each day in some self-care activity which could be closing your eyes and paying attention to your breath (mindful breathing) or noticing the sensory experience of taking a shower, walking in nature or washing the dishes. 311 more words

Self Care Tips For Women

Perinatal Mental Health

This morning I attended a webinar hosted by Postpartum Support International (PSI) and 2020 Mom Project. The webinar “An Introduction to Maternal Mental Health” taught by… 254 more words

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