When I gave birth to my daughter, I looked around at all the mommy blogs and felt like I must be an alien. Everyone was writing about how excited they were, how in love they were with their babies, how fulfilled they felt. And while I did feel all of those things, I also felt exhausted and I was dealing with some serious postpartum depression. By the time my baby was a toddler, I had talked to enough mothers to know that I definitely wasn’t alone. And so began Seattle Mommy Blog — a truthful blog about the experience of motherhood: the good, the bad, and definitely the ugly.
To set the record straight, I’m not a negative person by nature and I do think that motherhood is an absolute joy. But I think that it’s important to have an honest venue to talk about being a new parent, because otherwise we’re doing a disservice to anyone who feels alone and overwhelmed during this exciting period of their lives.
Because my day job requires strict measures of confidentiality, I can’t share my identity here. But I can tell you that I’m a working mother and wife living in Seattle, Washington — and that I definitely haven’t seen it all. That’s why I can’t wait to explore everything related to parenthood with you!