Family, Parenting, Wellness

Postpartum Depression and My Cry for Help

Bonjour! October is Depression Awareness Month. While I typically focus on food, fun, and family on Joie de Vivre, I also like to write about self-care and wellness. As I’ve learned over the years dealing with my own anxiety, and especially after pregnancy and giving birth, caring for mental health is just as important and… Continue reading Postpartum Depression and My Cry for Help

Family, Parenting, Wellness

Baby Blues: I’m Not Sad, I’m Tired

Bonjour! October is Depression Awareness Month, so amid posts on recipes for Halloween candy bark and Halloween decorations, I would like to share my experience with the baby blues and postpartum anxiety. As I’ve learned over the years trying to deal with my own anxiety issues, and especially after pregnancy and giving birth, caring for… Continue reading Baby Blues: I’m Not Sad, I’m Tired

Family, Pregnancy

Hospital Packing List for Due Day

Bonjour! As Due Day for le bébé approaches - just four short weeks from today - I've been thinking about packing my hospital bag for labor and delivery (and how L'Husband can support me). Today's post shares some resources and tips as well as my own hospital packing list. L'Husband has been encouraging me to… Continue reading Hospital Packing List for Due Day