This researcher and therapist says, You must manage your self care. Nobody can really prepare us for the chaos, unpredictability, and self-imposed guilt that accompany becoming a parent.
Well-intentioned people may try to prepare you for the sleepless nights, colic, and grocery store tantrums, but let’s be honest, you can’t really be prepared until you encounter them.
Instead, it was something subtler, yet much deeper, that nearly took me (Christi) out as a momma. Something nobody else warned me about—I lost my identity.
In this episode, we talk about what taking care of ourselves as parents looks like from our own picture frame.