mental health

A collection of 8 posts

Dec 30, 2020

Putting Boundaries on My Depression

Putting Boundaries on My Depression

I recently passed the 3 months mark of taking Zoloft for depression.  Depression showed up for the first time in my life 6.5 years ago, during my first postpartum season (I

Jun 20, 2019

Hand to Hold: Support for NICU Parents

Hand to Hold: Support for NICU Parents

This article was originally published on Whole Mamas. Obviously this topic is near and dear to my heart as a twin mama with a two week NICU stay. Cristal and Christine work with

Nov 6, 2017

Preparing for Postpartum

Preparing for Postpartum

In my first pregnancy, I did very little to process and prepare for postpartum. I went in very blind to the realities that might occur around birth trauma and the gamut of mental

Nov 1, 2017

Wading Through Depression

Wading Through Depression

I spent more time in my first pregnancy preparing for the birth than for all the days that followed. My goal was a natural hospital birth. I read every book and blog post.

Oct 27, 2017

Walking Through Anxiety

Walking Through Anxiety

My first anxiety attack happened freshman year of college. I laid on the floor in my dorm room and willed myself to breathe, feeling deeply afraid, paralyzed by fear and stress. I was