Lots has happened since the beginning of COVID, here’s an update

On top of all the regular pains the world has gone through since March when the world went on lockdown, COVID life hasn’t been the easiest. I thought I’d sprinkle this with all good, positive vibes but I couldn’t. I’d be lying.

My plate has been ful. Since March, the stuffing, the roast, the mashed potatoes kept on getting piled on before I was even able to grab a fork. Don’t get me wrong, there was a lot of ice cream and chocolate cake in the mix but the meat never seemed to stop.

New study spots shocking spike in new and soon-to-be moms being depressed and anxious

The results have been “shocking.”  Pregnant women and new moms have been experiencing higher rates of depression and anxiety amid the COVID pandemic, a new study suggests.

Researchers asked 900 women – 530 of whom were expecting and 300 of whom had given birth in the past year – about their depression and anxiety. They found that COVID elevated depression symptoms from 15% to 41%. Moderate to high anxiety symptoms went from 29% to 72%. 

5 quarantine date night ideas for you and your partner

Sure, long walks on the beech, nights out at the bar, cheap movie nights are all out of the question for the foreseeable future, however, with modern technology and the help of the internet, you both can create a night out while staying safe from COVID-19. I did my own research and came up with five virtual date night ideas you and your partner can do while in quarantine..

How I unpacked the bad to make room for COVID

I know it’s hard to think about now, but there was life before COVID. When did you start keeping track of how long you’ve been isolated for? Was it the weekend of March 14th when the world as we knew it shut their doors? This is when I started to keep track. And doesn’t that seem like a year ago?