A Final Thought – From the Pillow

You may wonder why each Stay-in-Bed Mom Blog (SIBMB) post ends with a "A Final Thought - From the Pillow". I grew up watching The Jerry Springer Show with my gram during lazy summer afternoons and holiday breaks from school hahah. I'd sit in a child's pose at the end of Mygram's bed and wait for... Continue Reading →

Overcoming all-or-nothing thinking

Thank you for joining Stay-in-Bed Mom Blog (SIBMB) for an ongoing positive self-talk series. Self-love starts with positive self-talk. We'll continue to discuss cognitive distortions, or unhelpful thinking styles, through the lens of parenthood. A little cognitive distortion here, a little exaggeration there isn't going to affect your mental state in the short term. However,... Continue Reading →

Self-love starts with positive self-talk

Ah, the voice in your head...Sometimes your brain can be a mouthy, lying little b!tch or @ss. "I can't do anything right." "I'm a bad mom (dad)." "My kids would be better off without me." Back talk that b!tch (or @ss)! Join me for Stay-in-Bed Mom Blog's (SIBMB) positive self-talk series. Don't trust every thought.... Continue Reading →

Postpartum depression: what causes it?

Certainly not you! Postpartum depression (PPD) happens due to the enormous physical and hormonal changes going on in your body. The primary cause of PPD is... the shifting of reproductive hormones following your baby's delivery. Other secondary causes may include... sleep deprivation, inadequate nutrition, isolation, poor partner support, health issues of mom or baby, a... Continue Reading →

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