Risa Kerslake

Risa is a registered nurse turned freelance writer from the Midwest and mama to one little girl. She has too many coffee mugs, loves the thought of sleeping in, and actually makes the recipes she pins on Pinterest. She is the author of the website Risa Kerslake Writes and her favorite topics are parenting, infertility and what happens when the two collide. She loves connecting with other moms on her Facebook page, and is a big believer in it taking a village to raise a child. She has contributed articles to Mom.me, Momtastic, FertilitySmarts, Ravishly, and Romper, among others. You can read her writing at http://risakerslakewrites.com/

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When Career & Kids Collide In A Big Way, This Is How Moms Manage

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Where Are People Actually Welcome To Breastfeed In 2019?

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Let My Toddler Tell You *Exactly* How She Feels

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Before The Flutters, Worry In Early Pregnancy

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I Didn't Feel Safe Admitting I Needed Help After Birth

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Heads Up, Your Sex Life During IVF Might Be Non-Existent

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I Started Out Attachment Parenting, Then Gave It Up

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Motherhood Forced Me To Address My Anxiety At Last

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This Is Exactly How Awkward Baby-Making Sex Was

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Heads Up: Infertility Turns Your Body Into An Experiment

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Dear Moms: Our Worrying Is Getting Out Of Control

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Documenting A Birth Isn't For The Faint Of Heart

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What It's Like To Be Responsible For The Scariest Moment Of A Birth

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Recovering From Birth After Handing The Baby Over To Their Parents

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Every Once In A While, I Like To Forget About Being A Mom

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This Is What Happens When You Show Real Motherhood On Instagram

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What You Need To Know About Back-To-School Anxiety

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If You Nearly Lost It Trying To Find The Right Daycare, You're Not Alone

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TBH I'm Jealous Of My Friend Who Got The Birth She Wanted

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I Tried "Le Pause" With My Newborn, & It Was A Game-Changer