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Our Breastfeeding Journey: 17 months + 2 weeks

For me, breastfeeding was one (of the many) paradoxical aspects of motherhood that is virtually impossible to put into words. It somehow felt like a long, drawn out stage while it was happening, yet now that it’s over, I’m looking back and feeling like it flashed before my eyes in a matter of seconds. KindContinue reading “Our Breastfeeding Journey: 17 months + 2 weeks”

How I Got Into Freelancing and What I’ve Learned So Far

If you told me one year ago that I’d be making a comfortable income working from home as a freelance writer in the near future, I would not have believed you. It was probably around this time last year when I started to feel called to write. Yes, it was that simple, I felt aContinue reading “How I Got Into Freelancing and What I’ve Learned So Far”

Lessons Learned From One of the Craziest Months of My Life

This month felt like a tightrope walk, an intricate maze, like flailing in unforgiving waters just trying to stay afloat as waves keep crashing overhead, over and over again.  It’s funny because I remember feeling bored in February. I didn’t have as much writing work as I would have liked to, life felt a little monotonousContinue reading “Lessons Learned From One of the Craziest Months of My Life”

Why Maternity Leave in the U.S. is a Not-So-Funny Joke

I’ll never forget the time I was talking with a girl from Germany when I was 6 months pregnant. I was explaining to her that I had recently graduated from nursing school and my plan was to take 6 to 8 weeks off after giving birth. I also told her that I had recently hadContinue reading “Why Maternity Leave in the U.S. is a Not-So-Funny Joke”

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Sophia Metrakos

a little intro

I’m Sophia. I’m here with the simple goal of sharing my story and speaking my truth with the hope that my words can in some way help and inspire others.

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