Catia Holm

Catia Holm
Hi, Sister! I'm Catia, a figuring it out as I go and trying my best woman. (Aren't we all?) I'm 34 and love wine and cake and anything that is fitness and team oriented. I have two daughters (2014 and 2017) and my husband, Anthony, is five-star! I am a motivational author + public speaker and I am passionate about helping women feel connected and worthy! You can find encouragement and my debut book, The Courage to Become: Stories of Hope for Navigating Love, Marriage and Motherhood at Or find me on!
ask for help

It’s Okay to Ask for Help

When is it okay to ask for help? Always. Just as I was “about to pop” my mom offered to come help me. I puffed out my chest and told her I didn't want to...

How to Find a Babysitter

I’m not sure why – but sometimes finding childcare can be elusive. If you’re like me and live away from family – tapping into a network of babysitters and/or nannies can feel like a...
Front Yard Living

Front Yard Living

I used to be a bad neighbor. For as long as I can remember I have been an indifferent neighbor at best. I'm not sure why I have always avoided neighbors at all costs. It's...
me too

Me Too

By now you may have heard of the #MeToo movement. A movement to get women to say out loud – I was harassed, molested, abused, assaulted and maybe even raped. The other night when I...
Choosing And

Choosing AND

Every morning when I brush my daughter’s hair for school she says, “princess hair.” She pulls her hair to the side and strokes it – and I start to get a little scared. I respond...
help for postpartum depression

Help for Postpartum Depression

I have had postpartum depression … twice. And so have A LOT of your friends and family. When you’re a first time mom, the postpartum experience is new – and since it's your first time...
Mother's Day Disappointment

Mother’s Day Disappointment

After the Mother’s Day tornado, after all the dishes and trash had been cleared, exhausted, my Mom and I sat down and we said, “That’s not what we wanted at all.” Our house had been...

A Thank You to my Labor and Delivery Nurse

On the evening of January 18th, I checked into the hospital. Baby #2 was on her way. During labor for baby #1 a labor and delivery nurses told me, “Each baby has their own way...

Making a Will

Sometimes, the unthinkable happens. Sometimes, tragedy strikes. Sometimes we find ourselves wishing we would have thought about “it.” Writing a will, just in case, seems morose at best – and is gut wrenching to think...

The Resolution that Works

I’ve never been able to stick to New Year’s resolutions – it always seems like the minute I make the resolution, my window of opportunity to – eat the ice cream, not work out,...

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