Articles by Kate Muse


To The Mom Who's Barely Getting By

Mama, I see you heavily sighing in the grocery store. You look exhausted. You look frazzled and on the verge of tears. Maybe the baby was up all night. Maybe one of your kids has nightmares and didn’t...

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How To Survive The Witching Hour

Do you know that hour or two after dinner but before bedtime? Is it just me or is it the longest period of the day? I know I am not alone when I say that my kids lose their minds and all good behaviou...


My Self Care Is A Night Away From My Family

When you become a mom, if you’re not conscious of it, the time and energy that used to go towards caring for your own wellbeing goes directly to keeping your new bundle of joy alive. The first few wee...


Stop Telling Me To Enjoy Every Moment

You’re staring longingly into your sweet baby’s face. She’s two weeks old and beginning to be more alert during the day. She stares back at you in wonder, examining every element of your face, as you ...


A Tough Season Of New Mom Loneliness

There are many things that women aren’t told about pregnancy and postpartum; the things no one talks about in fear that women will stop reproducing. This includes how long you bleed in the postpartum ...


I'm Barely Surviving the Toddler Years

“I couldn’t wait for my child to get out of the newborn stage.” I’ve heard so many of my friends say it, but I could never relate. I wanted them to stay little for as long as possible. I long for anot...


Sorry Kids, Mom Is Not a Jungle Gym

As I'm writing this, my three-year-old is sitting in my lap while my five-year-old sits next to me on the couch as close as possible. I look around the room to see that the oversized chair in the corn...


How Instagram Helped Me Heal From Postpartum Depression

With my firstborn, my husband worked from home. If I needed something or just wanted to talk to someone, I had him. But with my second, my maternity leave was very lonely, he now worked out of the house. I was suddenly alone with two kids under 2.

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