Pregnancy and early motherhood are already filled with uncertainty - the added layer of a global pandemic may make it feel close to impossible to make plans and decisions.
What about my birth plan? Or family and friends who were going to come and help? What about childcare? Or any of the other plans we had for the next few months?
Here's an article from Motherly about how to adapt your Birth Plan. One of my favorite questions from the article: Are you making decisions out of fear or in confidence?
Here's another good one with some great reminders about how strong and resilient we are! It's geared toward pregnancy but the themes are great for us all to remember.
Have little ones? The big question about childcare (and so many other aspects of our life right now) is "What's the right thing to do?" Spoiler alert: it's different for everyone. With most childcare centers closed, many parents are hiring nannies or babysitters - A Washington Post Ethicist and NY Times Parenting weigh in.
What about the rest of our lives? Are you still making plans? Or working on living in the moment?
We'll be diving into these questions and more in our circles this week.
Thoughts on pregnancy, birth and motherhood.