Mental Health, motherhood, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

My Anxiety Doesn’t Allow Me to Stop

Its naptime in our house, and I know I need to rest. That's my self-care. Being pregnant, and in the third trimester means that rest is important. But, my anxiety tells me other things are more important. Even as I lie down, my mind races, making mental check lists and scheduling things that probably won't… Continue reading My Anxiety Doesn’t Allow Me to Stop

Christianity, kids, Lifestyle, motherhood, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Uncategorized

Momma, You are Where You are Meant to Be

I have a lot to get done today. My to-do list seems to keep growing, and my schedule is a little shifted around today to accommodate for everything. I have places to be, people to meet, and chores to do. Really, its not my typical day. I'm not that important. But, then, life happened. My… Continue reading Momma, You are Where You are Meant to Be

Lifestyle, motherhood, Parenthood, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

More than ‘Just’ a mom

Today I did something that I used to love, something that I haven't put effort into in a few years, especially post-partum. I plugged in my headphones, laced up my shoes, grabbed the dog and went for a run! Okay, it was more walking than running, but it felt good. I mean, running sucked, but… Continue reading More than ‘Just’ a mom

Mental Health, motherhood, Parenthood, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Uncategorized

Mental Health Day

We watched a lot of TV today. I mean, probably enough that pediatricians would say something. Was anyone sick? No. Were we snowed in? Unfortunately, no. Today, all I wanted to do, was crawl back into bed and hide under the covers from the world.  I was feeling oppressed by the laundry that needed washing… Continue reading Mental Health Day