Julie Burton

Julie Burton is an experienced writer specializing in self-care, parenting, and relationships. She earned her master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, is the former editor of Momtalk magazine, and has written for many local and national websites and publications. She blogs at juliebburton.com, is the co-founder of the Twin Cities Writing Studio, and teaches writing and wellness workshops. Her book, The Self-Care Solution, is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Julie lives in Minnetonka, MN, with her husband and four children. You can connect with Julie on her website, Facebook, or Twitter.

Self Care

The self-care checklist that will refresh new mamas

It's a balm for that ageless question: How do I take care of myself while caring for my child?


Loving your postpartum body: 12 mantras to help you adjust to your new shape

“I will not compare my postpartum body with any other moms’ postpartum bodies .”


Love your pregnant body: 10 mantras to embrace your changing shape

4. Pregnancy is a time for me to grow accustomed to ‘stretching’ myself.

Health & Wellness

Your baby’s first home: Why now is the time to start loving your body

4 mantras to turn negative self-talk into acceptance and love for your body.


Self-care matters: Mantras to nurture you as you become a mom

This is the beginning of your beautiful and complicated relationship that you will have with yourself as a mother.

Self Care

The two self-care questions that can help mamas recharge

Your children need you to take care yourself. 


The best thing you can do for your child? Take care of you

Motherhood does not mean always putting your children’s—or anyone else’s—needs before your own.