Mariah Dolenc

Mariah Dolenc: Woman, Thinker, Writer, Creator

motherhood

Motherhood Mantras

Motherhood is full of emotions. Good and bad. Amazing and amazingly difficult. Throughout this past year I’ve been learning a lot. I don’t want to be someone who just sits back and lets life happen and then is at the mercy of circumstances. I want to be in control of my life.  I realize one can […]

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No Cookies For Baby

Here’s the situation: I’m at a social event and there is a table full of cookies and chocolates and sweets and juices. All the fixings. Olivia is charming everyone with her smiles and good mood. A lady picks her up and Olivia points to the table of cookies. “Oh! You want a cookie?” says the […]

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4 Things I Would Have Done Differently During Pregnancy

All in all, I had a great pregnancy with no regrets. I was healthy and fit and had an all natural birth with no interventions. For me, that was great. That was what I had wanted. However, looking back there are some things I learned that I will apply to my next pregnancy. 1. Be More […]

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Motherhood Is Making Me Ugly

Motherhood is the most beautiful experience that can make you feel the least beautiful. What does this mean? I was on FaceTime with my husband and he commented, “Babe, you look so good. You look beautiful.” I am married to a wonderful man who tells me this everyday. Normally my response is something like, “Thank […]

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