Alyssa Johnson

Alyssa Johnson
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Tiny But Mighty: Our IUGR Journeys

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Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is when a baby isn’t growing as expected during pregnancy. There’s a chance you’ve never heard of it. I hadn’t, until the doctor was sitting in front of me asking if...

How A Social Media Break Turned “One Day” Into Day One

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June 2020. My rock bottom. My anxiety and depression were the worst they had ever been. My patience was non existent, especially with the kids. I didn’t mind quarantine because it was an excuse to...

(Not) Sleeping Through The Night

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Getting your baby to sleep through the night is something all new moms wish for. It's always a huge topic of discussion on social media. Any time a mama would ask about baby sleep,...

Mama, You Are Strong

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Being a mom is hard. These little people rely on you for so much. And it’s more than just feeding them and providing physically for them. They rely on you to teach them. To...

I’m Touched Out

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Physical touch. It’s one of the five love languages. But it’s definitely not mine. I’m a stay at home mom to 4 kids, and because of COVID and virtual schooling, they have been home basically all...

We Can’t All Be Pinterest Moms

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Oh, Pinterest. I love you. But I also don't. Because as much as I try, I'll never be a Pinterest mom. You know what I'm talking about. The moms that send those cute lunches to...

How To Survive Raising a Spirited Child

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I was the perfect parent before I became a parent. My first born was relatively easy. She was a colicky baby and didn’t always nap, but she was super laid back otherwise. She was always...

World Suicide Prevention Day: Postpartum Depression Almost Ended My Story

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September 10 is recognized as World Suicide Prevention Day. This day is used to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention around the globe. Maternal suicide is very rarely talked about but is a...

Gender Disappointment: You Are Not Alone

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Gender disappointment. It was something I never heard talked about. I didn’t even know it could happen until I experienced it myself. There’s a stigma about it. I’ve seen so many women looked down upon...