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November 15, 2022

What Every New Mom Has In Common. It’s Called Matrescence.

Once a woman starts trying to conceive, the journey to motherhood begins. Matrescence refers to the process of becoming a mother. It parallels another one of life’s transitions, adolescence. Like the transition from child to teenager, motherhood comes with many changes to our hormones, physical body, relationships, and identity. According to Alexandra Sacks, an expert […]

May 24, 2022

We Need To Talk About ADHD In Girls 

Part I: An Undetected Journey By: Rebecca Horch, BACYC, CPC My Story – “Earth to Rebecca!” My 5th grade teacher used to yell this across the classroom when I would zone out during math lessons. I would snap out of whatever imaginative world I had entered and, embarrassed, pick up my pencil to doodle, at […]

May 10, 2022

What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming A Mom

Have you ever felt like parts of motherhood were not what you expected it to be? When I was pregnant with my son, I did everything I thought was necessary to prepare for his arrival. I researched the safest baby equipment, signed up for newborn classes, and read a ton of books. What I did […]

September 24, 2021

To Maddie, With Love

A Letter of Love Dear Maddie, 13 years ago, you were born. And I was born, too. Born as a mother, something I had never been before but will now always be. Born as your number one supporter, your biggest cheerleader in your life. Born as your food source and your source of comfort. Born […]

January 26, 2021

Why You (And Your Feelings!) Matter

by Erin Newton, LCPC “Second verse, same as the first! A little bit louder a little bit….” Here I am singing my song again! The song about how much moms matter and how much they deserve support and love. Just this week I had a mom in my life tell me that she pours everything […]

January 5, 2021

the Top Five Signs Your Birth Experience Might Have Been Traumatic In The Time Of Covid

by Erin Newton, LCPC Hi there, mamas! How are you holding up? It’s been a really crazy year for everyone, but especially if you’ve given birth during almost any of 2020. If you have, you’re certainly not alone: an estimated 116 million women have given birth during this weird pandemic time. We know from previous […]

September 18, 2020

The Weight of the World: Being a Black Mom in America

by Erin Newton, LCPC Part III: Holding the Burden: Collective Trauma in The Black Community Hello and welcome to part three of our series! If you’re just now starting, please go back and read parts one and two. For the last two weeks I have been using my platform at Wellness & Co. to elevate […]

September 11, 2020

The Weight of the World: Being a Black Mom in America, Part II

by Erin Newton, LCPC Part II: Birth, Trauma, and The Myth of the Angry Black Woman Last week, I introduced you to six different Black women – Shizuko, Natalia, Erin, Jesska, Jayme, and Michelle –  and some of their experiences during pregnancy. We explored some statistics related to Black women and childbirth and the racist […]

September 4, 2020

The Weight of the World: Being a Black Mom in America

by Erin Newton, LCPC Part I: Black Women and the Maternal Health System Back in June I wrote this post discussing my privilege as a white female therapist. If you haven’t read it, you may want to read it before you start this one. After the death of George Floyd, we at Wellness & Co. […]

August 3, 2020

Get the Inside Scoop: Relationships with Type Three and Type Three Mamas

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT And the crowd goes wild, that THREE has done it again! They scored the game winning goal, delivered a powerful keynote speech, became the first woman ever in space, what can’t they achieve?! Sound like someone you know? The pressure is on for our dear Three friends! They are […]