Dear Children, do better.

Dream. Try. Do Good."-George Feeney After this, Topanga asked him, "don't you mean do well?" "No, I mean do good," he replied. This is our role in the world: to do good. Scripture puts it this way: Live justly. Love mercy. Walk Humbly with God.Micah 6:8 This year of 2020 has been a rough one. … Continue reading Dear Children, do better.

PSA: Check on Your Postpartum Friends

By this, I do not by any means intend for you to physically go check on them, for the love of all that is holy, stay at home. But, as a therapist and a postpartum mom, I imagine the numbers of postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum loneliness are going to go up during this … Continue reading PSA: Check on Your Postpartum Friends

Momma’s Heart: the Other Ugly Side of Comparison

We all know that comparison is the thief of joy...I mean, it's one of them for sure. But, there is another ugly side of comparison that really shows itself in pregnancy, especially late pregnancy. It's the side that says you can't experience your pain or acknowledge your pain because someone has it worse. In several … Continue reading Momma’s Heart: the Other Ugly Side of Comparison

Pregnancy & Postpartum Depression & Anxiety – A Glimpse

12:01pm. That's the time I finally got out of bed yesterday, with the exception of one time to use the bathroom, because, pregnant. The only food eaten by that time was about a quarter of a box of cheese-itz. Outside of pregnancy, I don't even like cheese-itz, and honestly eating just happens to feel like … Continue reading Pregnancy & Postpartum Depression & Anxiety – A Glimpse

NaNoWriMo – It’s over, I lost (but it was a success) – & What I’ve Learned

Since it's December 4, obviously NaNo is now over. And...I lost. By that, I simply mean that I didn't write 50,000 words. I got close, closer than I ever have in the past. But, didn't hit that final word count. However, I really see this year's NaNo as a success, and I wanted to share … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – It’s over, I lost (but it was a success) – & What I’ve Learned