Sarah Lappas

Sarah Ray Ford is a writer and mother living in Northwest Seattle. She has two young children who are already weirder and more wonderful than she ever dreamed. She likes to swim in the Puget Sound while they pretend to sink in quicksand on the beach. Follow her on Instagram and Substack.

Health & Wellness

Motherhood has made me stop seeing my hormones as the enemy—and recognize them as the miracle they are

Recognizing the way my body’s biology works has made me feel like a superhero.

Motherly Stories

Postpartum anxiety stole my joy. Here’s how I got it back (and then some)

My first year of motherhood came with a flood of persistent and overwhelming worry that prevented me from enjoying simple pleasures.