Ep. 04: Set Realistic Postpartum Expectations

Sometimes it happens to us (postpartum depression), and sometimes we do it to ourselves (unrealistic/high expectations), but no matter what, postpartum is a challenging time! Let’s discuss: what practical things can we do to make it better? 

Listen as Jess talks with Mandi Ehman (work at home mom of 6), about

  • setting realistic postpartum expectations
  • identifying areas and opportunities for self-care
  • how to stay connected with God amidst stress

This episode’s Quick Mom Verse:

 “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” ~Galatians 6:9

Related article: When Your Kids Need You to Be Stubborn



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