Note to the Depressed: ARMOUR Method

This morning I found myself having a conversation with a dear friend of mine whom I’ve known for over 10 years now. This conversation was prompted by a post I made: This prompted an impromptu dialogue between both of us. During that conversation she expressed her thoughts about her own struggle with depression. The things…

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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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Ups & Downs of Motherhood – 5 Tips On How to Cope

If you’re a mom then it’s no secret that being a mother is not easy; in fact I’d venture to say that it’s an understatement to say that. There’s no rule book 101 on the best way to raise your kid because everyone  is different, right down to the personality of your children. Parenting is…

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Sisterhood of World Bloggers

So I was nominated for something called the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers by the lovely Robert’s Wife! If you’re into encouraging, scriptural and uplifting posts; hers is the blog you definitely should checkout! Thank you very much for the nomination! The rules are: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their…

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