Self Care Is Important

As the seasons change many of us in the world will be combating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is when a person’s mood drastically changes due to the change in seasons. Some of my worst depressive episodes have been experienced during this time. I know A LOT of mothers who are grappling with depression and…

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I Couldn’t Avoid It: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Postpartum Depression (PPD), it’s like a curse word to me. When I found out I was pregnant, I was extremely anxious especially after our previous loss. However, what I was more fearful of was the dreadful aftermath. I had two children already and both times I had bad, I mean awful postpartum depression. I knew…

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Pregnant While Depressed

I thought of a million ways to address this subject during the course of my pregnancy. I couldn’t figure out a way to broach the subject. Then I reminded myself about how candid I’ve always been in sharing my battle with mental health  (see this blog) and that this blog post should be no different.…

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ADHD- The Myth and My truth

When you carry your little one snuggly under your heart, you’re envisioning their face, their 10 fingers and toes, their smell, their smiles etc. What you’re not thinking about is the possibility that one day they may hit a bump in the road and it’s not something they can just “outgrow”. You have a sneaking…

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And Just When I Thought I Had it All Together

I look up and realize I have not posted in this blog in a year. A WHOLE YEAR. Now this isn’t to say that I haven’t been blogging…but I’ve totally neglected this blog. And I guess the reality is…transitioning from SAHM to working mom means there aren’t as many crafting days with the kiddies…and parenting…

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The Gratitude Jar

So, as I’ve mentioned many times before, I struggle with depression. The other day while I was on Facebook a friend left a comment on one of my statuses and it gave me an idea. She said something to the effect of: “Drop that in your gratitude jar!” And it was like my brilliant bulb…

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A Million Thoughts, Laundry & Sleepy Time Tea

I simply can’t believe how quick this weekend seemed to fly by. It’s already about to be Sunday and poof before we know it Monday will have arrived. Today was one not spent being as productive as I could be in the earlier part of my day. I didn’t wake up until 1:30 this afternoon.…

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2014 in Review

I tend to hate the whole NYE thing; it’s always rife with stereotypical new year new me rhetoric that I personally hate. This year was definitely one that proved to be a combination of things for me; mostly emotionally, which I guess is to be expected when you deal with major depression. I lost 2…

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Parenting While Battling Depression

Original Article Found Here Parenting is a job that requires around the clock commitment. At no time as a parent am I allowed to “clock out” so to speak. Even while these descendants of mine sleep; I am most likely busy preparing things for them the next day, or plotting and planning their schedules. It’s…

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