All posts by: Katy Huie Harrison, PhD

Black Maternal Mortality Rates Left This Mom in Fear

I am writing this for my rockstar son, Chase, one of the most magnificent beings. And for everyone who has endured the trauma of delivering a child early, or of... Read More

14 Things to Do To Tackle Mom Overwhelm

You probably saw the title of this post and audibly groaned. It’s a visceral reaction you can’t help. If you’re a mom, you’re almost certainly overwhelmed. Period. Overwhelmed moms are... Read More

Surviving the Loss of a Child: Michelle’s Story

To many, the loss of a child is completely unimaginable–something we shove into the darkest corners of our mind and fervently pray we never have to experience. For others, like... Read More

Why We Feel Mom Guilt And How To Overcome It

Tired of constantly feeling mom guilt? Here, we explore parenting guilt, where it comes from, and how we can actively overcome it. ... Read More

When to Announce a Pregnancy: A Different Opinion

Here’s my unpopular opinion about when to announce a pregnancy. I don’t think you should wait until 12 weeks! In fact, I don’t think you should follow any set rules... Read More

Let’s All Jump for Kangaroo Care Day

Learn more about what Kangaroo Care is and its benefits, compelete with an infographic for all the research-based evidence for babywearing.... Read More

14 Best Pajamas for Babies & Toddlers of 2020

I’m gonna be real here: one of my favorite things in the whole world is a freshly bathed baby slathered in calming lavender baby lotion and stuffed into a pair... Read More

Best Educational TV Shows for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Raise your hand if your kids are getting more screen time than they were in the past! Everyone? Probably. I know mine sure is.  When we’re busy trying to keep... Read More

Miscarriage Support Groups Got me Through Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

When I had my first miscarriage, I learned at 8 ½ weeks that the pregnancy had ended before I even knew it’d begun. That is, I’d been carrying a nonviable... Read More

Katy’s Blighted Ovum Story: What I Wish I’d Known to Expect

“At least there wasn’t really a baby.” I heard this phrase so often after my blighted ovum miscarriage (BO) that I actually stopped telling people what type of loss it... Read More