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
It's only Tuesday, and at that, the sun is practically setting outside my windows already. Before I was a mom, I looked forward to this day every year. Because, I did manage to get that extra hour of sleep. Not so as a mom, because babies don't understand time change. (This is going to make … Continue reading Thoughts from a Mom After Daylight Savings Time Ends
So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
There are a lot of roles we can take on in life that teach us our limits, our abilities, and our shortcomings. For example, working in day treatment for 3 years has taught me I don't belong in that restrictive of a setting - that high stress. So, a hospital or crisis center is out … Continue reading You’re NOT a Bad Mom: Knowing Your Limits
I am writing this in the midst of feeling extremely crummy. It's that time of year - protect yourselves & your kiddos! As many of you know, hubby & I are expecting! As some of you may not know, we have been surviving much of the year on one income - hubby's missionary income. So, … Continue reading How We are Preparing for Life Changes: 9 Ways to Fix Your Money Mindset