The first year of motherhood has been the biggest and best thing I’ve ever done. My lowest lows and highest highs all smashed into 365 days (not to mention the 9 months spent incubating prior to that). As I reflect on a whole year of sinking deeper and deeper into…

To the mothers who are becoming mothers during global crisis. The viral pandemic that has stripped us of what we expected. What is normal. What we had hoped this would be.

To the mamas who place their hands on growing wombs and put masks on their faces. Paranoia clutching at…

To my baby, my son, my sweet sweet boy

Thank you for coming into my world and turning it on its head

For teaching me more than I ever thought possible in such a short time

I am willing myself to not forget one moment of it

To imprint it…

I’m just over six weeks postpartum and in no way am I an expert in any of this newborn stuff, but I do know what it is I absolutely could not live without at this point. A couple mamas-to-be asked me to put this list together, so I have! Thank…

I gave birth to our son Malcolm Eli on Friday February 21, 2020 at 11:02am. I was 39 weeks and 2 days pregnant. I have spent 5 weeks reflecting on my labour and delivery. I still sometimes catch myself back in some of the particularly excruciating moments and well up…

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It’s been nearly 5 months since I’ve written a blog post, 4 months since I’ve sent a newsletter, and over a month since I’ve published a podcast episode. I’ve been silent because, honestly, I am wrestling with the point of all of this.

After taking myself off Instagram and stepping…

Brittany Masson

courage. motherhood. self discovery.

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