Changing the Narrative: Negative Rhetoric and Bullying

Written by: April Vargo

As school has already begun or is in the process of starting, the hot topic every year is bullying.  Teachers will open up the year with lessons on how to treat each other, rules…

New Beginnings Are Hard

Written by April Vargo

 

This morning I did a 30 minute yoga workout, for the first time since before giving birth.  Maizy is now a little over 10 weeks old, and I've been working hard to get back…

Finding Your Tribe

Written by: April Vargo

 

The word "tribe" is the hot new word to describe a community that you create for yourself.  The word itself isn't new at all, in fact, it's been around forever.  I remember in school…

Now and Then: How Much Life Has Changed

Written by: April Vargo

 

As I sit down to write this, I just got home from my first solo expedition with Maizy.  I was a little apprehensive, as I've never gone anywhere with a baby.  I feel like…

Embracing This New Body

Written by: April Vargo

 

I remember always being afraid of what pregnancy would do to my body.  I can't tell you the number of people who I've heard say, "my baby ruined my body!"  I would be…

The Recovery

Written by: April Vargo

As I sit here writing this blog, I am starting week five post delivery.  Honestly, this whole time I have been absolutely shocked at how well I have felt.  I mean, there has been some…

The Delivery

Written by: April Vargo

When I was pregnant my husband and I were inundated by other women’s delivery stories.  We found that people loved to sit down and share details.  Most kept the gory parts to themselves, but they…