Maybe it’s the mid-cycle hormones, or all the pictures of friends’ new babies, but I find myself craving that newborn smell and the way a teeny baby fits into the crook of my arm. I haven’t forgotten how hard those first few months were, and I adore this age – all the amazing milestones, the personality, the new experiences that happen between 6 and 12 months – but as No2’s first birthday quickly approaches, I find myself increasingly nostalgic for her first few days and weeks.
Hi, I’m Susan.
Teacher. Writer. Advocate.
Elementary teacher turned mental health advocate. Dabbles in parenthood. New england yuppy + southern girl hybrid. PPD survivor. Anxiety battler. Kicked antenatal depression to the curb.
Mom to two beautiful girls, 6 and 2. Send wine.
I write to help others. Sometimes it helps me, too.
And These People Too…
- RT @TheRealNimoy: A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP 2 days ago
- Day after a panic attack. Still emotionally exhausted. Sent 4 emails and walking away from the computer. #selfcare #mentalhealth 2 days ago
- This bit never gets old. instagram.com/p/zdoSK6hajb/ 6 days ago
- RT @beantownkate: MT @jfcsboston: Space still available for #Mothering Without a Model and Mothering After Mother Loss groups. Email dwalke… 6 days ago
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