Tag: Postpartum depression

Showing compassion to those with Postpartum Depression

Showing compassion to those with Postpartum Depression
My fiancé and I were having a discussion yesterday in regards to our foster child wishes. Age, race, sex, etc. of what our child might be. We started talking about babies. Infants to be exact. And he said no. No. Infants. When asked why. He gently reminded me of my Postpartum Depression (PPD) era. How... Read more »

A tribute to Robin Williams from a once depressed mom

A tribute to Robin Williams from a once depressed mom
Another tribute. I know. You’ve read a million. Mine isn’t any different. Robin Williams dead at 63. Suicide. My heart breaks. I read something yesterday on Facebook that truly upset me. An acquaintance of a friend wrote “It’s amazing how someone with so much could off himself. If you are depressed get help. You have... Read more »

Letter to a New Mom: Take Care of Yourself

Letter to a New Mom: Take Care of Yourself
ChicagoNow bloggers have teamed up to write letters to new moms in honor of Mother’s Day. You can read all of their incredible posts here. Dear New Mom: Boy these past couple of weeks have been exciting! From labor and delivery to arriving home with your new bundle of joy, you’ve barely had a chance... Read more »
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When The Bottom Falls Out Of Your Birth Plan: You Never Know

You Never Know. You never know what is going to happen. We often start our reproductive journey excited, anxious, and thinking everything should be a breeze. After all, we read all of the books. Googled all of the questions. The reality is, we really don’t know what will happen or how quickly things can change.... Read more »

Postpartum Depression After One Year

Postpartum Depression After One Year
I started this blog a few months after my son was born. I was going through a really hard time mentally and needed an avenue to vent, clear my head, and say things I was thinking but people might find inappropriate if verbalized. I wanted to reach out to my peers, other moms who may... Read more »