Jessica is a mama, wife and licensed psychologist. She enjoys exploring the city of Milwaukee with her husband of 10 years and two active kids (ages 7+4). Jessica believes that openly sharing our stories helps us all become stronger. Through workshops and writing, Jessica blends the science of psychology with the experience of motherhood to support women in developing strong self-care practices. For more information, visit www.drjessicalarson.com or follow her on Facebook or Instagram, @mamabe.selfcare

Best Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

Each year, right around the end of October, I notice my body feeling more sluggish, I have less energy, and my thoughts become more pessimistic. This is the winter blues. As my mind ponders the...

You May Need to Break Up with Your OB/GYN

I clearly remember the day I called my health clinic to request a new OB/GYN.  I had been seeing my doctor for about a year, and I was at the point where I was...

Shaky Memory? Try Writing Things Down.

My Shaky Memory If you are a mom, you have likely heard of the “mom brain.” I have often blamed my forgetfulness or foggy memory on “mom brain” over the years, even though my kids...
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Being a Mom is Hard, Even For a Psychologist

I felt pretty confident that mothering would come naturally to me before I had my first child. For starters, I have always loved kids. Growing up, I spent a lot of time babysitting, teaching kids...