Stories of Motherhood: I survived Postpartum Depression {Part Two}

{Continued from Part One} One day day I was in the car with my husband and explaining to him what I was feeling. I said I was feeling like, “There is a boulder weighing down my emotions…I can’t be as happy or even as sad as I want to be.” I loved my baby, IContinue reading “Stories of Motherhood: I survived Postpartum Depression {Part Two}”

Stories of Motherhood: I survived Postpartum Depression {Part One}

  I survived Postpartum Depression (PPD). One big reason is that many people who experience maternal mental illness are too scared to talk about it for fear they will be seen as a bad mother. My personal battle with maternal mental illness was against postpartum depression. An illness I describe as a slow-moving fog ofContinue reading “Stories of Motherhood: I survived Postpartum Depression {Part One}”

5 Ways to Improve Communication and Create a Renewed Foundation in Your Relationship With Your Teen (Part 2)

Building a long-lasting, healthy relationship with your teen can be hard work, but it’s something that’s necessary. Make sure you’re both on the same page with your communication plan and do your best to be a role model

5 Ways to Improve Communication and Create a Renewed Foundation in Your Relationship with Your Teen (Part 1)

How you respond {to your teen}, will either make or break your relationship for years to come. By fostering a true connection with your teen through authentic communication, you’ll create a dialogue and dynamic where you and your teen see the other for who they truly are,

The Obsession with Marie Kondo: A mental health perspective

If you haven’t watched the Netflix docuseries “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo”, you have missed the bandwagon my friends. I must admit, I binge watched it in two evenings. No shame, and it has quickly become quite the trend since its launch. Local thrift stores have even noticed an uptick in donations that are unseasonal,Continue reading “The Obsession with Marie Kondo: A mental health perspective”

Why Your New Years Resolutions Never Work (and how to fix it)

Lets make the shift from failed resolutions to goal setting and then find a way to get there. Learn practical ways to achieve your goals