Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer who holds a master’s degree in psychology. Her helpful, science-backed writing about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood has appeared in The New York Times, Romper, Elemental, and elsewhere. Emily’s journey to motherhood has included ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, and secondary infertility. She lives with her husband and two sons in Minnesota, where they all eagerly await the summer 2021 arrival of her third baby. You can connect with Emily on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, all at @EmilyPGErickson, and on her website at emilypgerickson.com.