7 Ways To Avoid Postpartum Blues

There’s nothing more exciting than expecting a baby. You prepare the nursery, you get showered with love from all your friends and family, and you’re watching this baby grow inside you!

Then you have the baby and your entire world as you knew it turns upside down. Your body is a wreck, you’re hurting everywhere, the level of exhaustion is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before, and your stressing over breastfeeding.

These kind of overnight changes can make anybody go mad, which is why so many women suffer from postpartum blues. I was definitely one of them with my first pregnancy.

However with close observation of women who delivered after me and with the birth of my second daughter I found qualities that help combat this emotional period of time. Read More

The Power of Being a Girl’s Girl

I consider myself a girls’ girl! As a woman, one of the things I treasure most are my female friendships. These are the women who uplift me and support me despite all the craziness they’ve seen from me over the years. I have gathered girlfriends from all stages of my life including preschool, high school, college, medical school, residency,work,and my mommy friends.

So what are the qualities that help women form long lasting friendships? Here are some observations I’ve attained over the years that distinguish us girls’ girls from the others!

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Enjoy the ride!

I finally did it! I created this blog out of passion for sharing all my life’s joys in the hopes it can brighten your day and inspire you.

The Dainty Hostess blog aims to inspire my readers with simple, creative ideas that will help you live your best life. I’m a firm believer in that we only have this one life, this one body and we must do all we can to take proper care of it.

So stay tuned for more to come!

Thank you again for sharing this journey with me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton