Finding a Professional Friend aka Therapist

Hi Friends, Welcome back to the blog! The month of May has been jam packed with awareness surrounding mental health as it is National Mental Health Awareness & Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. So, as we wrap up I encourage you to take the extra step and prioritize your mental health beyond May. There are…

Putting Yourself First

Hi Friends, Welcome back to the blog! Have you figured out your self care Saturday or Sunday plans yet? If not, you're in for a treat! Today, I'm diving into one of my favorite Rs of self-care: resting, relaxing, recharging, & resetting. Can you guess which one we're going to explore? Reset! One of my…

Pregnancy 1 & 2: Then vs. Now

Hi friends, Welcome back to the blog! If you haven't already guessed from the title of today's post I have a little announcement to make... I'M PREGNANT! Remember back in January when I said I was beyond exhausted... well now you know why. So, naturally I want to share a little bit about the similarities…

I Carry For…

This post is sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Carry Forward 5K, delivered by CSX. As a Navy kid and Air Force spouse the military has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. As a way to honor my parents, husband, brother, aunts, and uncles for the sacrifices…

Just Listen

Hi Friends! I know I have said this in my past few posts... but where in the WORLD is the year going! It's the END of OCTOBER! Okay, now that I've gotten that out of the way, thanks for stopping by to spend some time with me. Today on the blog I have a shorty…

Rest, Relax, Recharge, Reset

Hi friends! Thanks for joining me again on the blog. As the week comes to an end I would like to encourage you to check in with yourself. What does your mind, body, and soul need? Is your mind needing to rest or reset? Your body needing to recharge or relax? Or have you been…

Mama’s Mental Health After Baby

Hi Friends! Thanks for joining me again on the blog. If you're new here, WELCOME! And if you're a vet, WELCOME BACK! The first time I released this post was during Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020, but since information surrounding maternal mental health never gets old I will continue to share this post. During…

Married to the Military

Hi friends! Thanks for joining me on the blog. This week I have a treat for you. For today’s post I have teamed up with one of my sister/friends of 14 years, Charity Crawford, from Anew Mommyism to bring you a blog post about our experiences as military spouses. Since this is a combined post…

Dads Matter Too

Hi Friends, and welcome back to the blog! If you are new to WHOA MAMA thanks for stopping by and if you are a vet, it is always good to have you back. WHOA MAMA focuses on the good, bad, and ugly of motherhood as it relates to maternal mental health, but today I am…