Join me tomorrow as Josh Becker from i simply am chats with us about the power of self-talk and being authentic in using your voice in reference to yourself. Go here to read his fabulous guest post. We’ll also be … Continue reading ...
During my time on Twitter, I have had the privilege to “meet” some absolutely amazing people. One of these amazing people is Josh Becker of i simply am. Josh’s spirit and his outlook on life is breathtaking. We graduated from … Continue reading ?
It’s May. Which happens to be the second busiest month of the year for me. In a month that focuses on Mental Health Awareness and in which Mother’s Day falls smack in the middle, I am scrambling to finalize summer camps, childcare, and...Show More Summary
As I have addressed recently on the blog, facing challenges with your baby in addition to a Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorder is hell. Today, we’re talking about those struggles with a specific focus on the challenges of being a … Continue reading ?
Hi there! My hopes for this faded when I hit a tech snafu this past weekend. Granted, I should have recorded earlier than this past weekend but life has been crazy up and down with recovering from a road trip … Continue reading ?
Today is the APA’s Annual Mental Health Blog Day. I’m diving into an aspect of Postpartum Mood & Anxiety Disorders which is often swept under the rug yet brings with it a very divisive and stigmatizing aspect to the birthing … Continue reading ?
Mother’s Day isn’t an easy day for many of us. Today’s chat focuses on the difficulty of celebrating Mother’s Day when Motherhood isn’t quite what you expected. Join in as we talk about our Mother’s Day experiences and any challenges … Continue reading ?
I’ve written a Mother’s Day blog post each year since I started up this blog in 2009. After a while, my posts from one year to the next start sounding the same. I’ve blogged in the past about mompetitions, just as I have blogged about the fact that all too many mothers (i.e., one out […]
This week’s #PPDChat went off the charts with a lively discussion during both moderated hours when we pushed the question of blogging the tough stuff without seeming ungrateful for the good stuff that happens along with it. Suggested by Jamie … Continue reading ?
We all have them – the rough parenting days where nothing seems to go right. We woke up to screaming, grumpy, unhappy infants, we can’t make the coffee fast enough, things that can go wrong ARE going wrong and OMG … Continue reading...
I’ve seen this commercial several times today. Each time, I’ve had the same initial reaction. Sadness. Disappointment. A distaste for how we now live our lives. In this commercial, no one is just living. Everyone is documenting every second of … Continue reading ?
I started this post the other day after a comment was left on a post I promoted on Facebook. Then I had to walk away because I started down a path I did not want to go down. This was … Continue reading ?
Six years. Wow. Six. For six years, I’ve been blogging about Postpartum Mood Disorders. I started with my own journey, in an effort to refocus facing pregnancy after two harrowing experiences with Postpartum Mood Disorders myself. Then I moved on … Continue reading ?
May is a special month for postpartum mood disorder (PPMD) survivors. Why? Because it is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month! And I’m participating in the very first Postpartum Support International (PSI) blog hop! The topic of the blog hop is maternal mental health recovery and coping skills. If you are a blogger who has experienced [...]
I’m so excited to share with y’all that the fabulous Kathy Morelli will be joining us on Monday evening at 8:30pm ET to talk about the upcoming Postpartum Support International Blog Hop for Postpartum Maternal Mental Health Awareness. Kathy is … Continue reading ?
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You know you are at your limit when your response to your babysitter's text calling off is to burst into tears. Under normal circumstances I am frustrated when my childcare falls through. Generally, I schedule childcare only for work, volunteer obligations, my children's school activities, and appointments. Show More Summary
Spam. It’s not just a delicious canned meat (yes, I said delicious. YUM!). No, if you’ve been on the Internet for any amount of time, you’re familiar with the other meaning of Spam. Unwanted contact from marketers for anything from … Continue reading ?
Last night, I had a rather in-depth discussion with Addye over at Butterfly Confessions. We’ve discussed the same topic before and we’re finally doing something about it because we both think there’s not enough out there about this subject. Her … Continue reading ?
20 13 PSI Ann ual Conf erence with NAMI Minnes ot a June 1 9-22, Minneapolis Pre-Conference June 19-20 Main Conference June 21-22 Banquet & Silent Auction 6/21 The 26th annual PSI Conference is co-sponsored with NAMI-Minnesota and in collaboration with Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota. Show More Summary