Tag: depression

We are Motherhood: Exposed and Vulnerable on

We are Motherhood: Exposed and Vulnerable on

As I sit here to share this with you all, I’m  not sure how I feel: excited, overwhelmed, a little embarrassed to have the spotlight on me? When I decided to start a blog last fall, I didn’t expect this. I just wanted to share […]

We are Motherhood: Ten Not so Common Signs That You May be Struggling with Anxiety or Depression

We are Motherhood: Ten Not so Common Signs That You May be Struggling with Anxiety or Depression

Did you know Anxiety and Depression can be caused by hormonal imbalances, vitamin deficiencies, or even situational circumstances? Google it. It’s true. It’s not always a “problem” with your brain and you might not even realize what you’re experiencing is actually a mood disorder. So, […]

The Winner of “The Face of Motherhood” Shirt Contest

The Winner of “The Face of Motherhood” Shirt Contest

I’m a day late but not a shirt short! Yesterday was a whirlwind of activities but I’m playing catch up today so without further ado… We received a lot of awesome entries on Instagram so let’s talk about what the face of Motherhood looks like […]

We are Motherhood: Lauren’s Story 

We are Motherhood: Lauren’s Story 

When I first saw Lauren’s Instagram, I remember thinking what a wonderful woman she was. She has fostered and is raising several children through adoption and several she bore in her belly. Her strength and beauty shines through every interaction. Check out her blog for […]

We are Motherhood: Teera’s Story

We are Motherhood: Teera’s Story

Our next story comes from a friend I met on a baby board when I was pregnant with my Wild Thing. Teera is currently in training to become a doula. You can find her on her website and Instagram. Today, she shares her struggle with […]

We are Motherhood: a Dad’s Perspective on Postpartum Depression

We are Motherhood: a Dad’s Perspective on Postpartum Depression

by Jonathan Fuller As cliche as it may sound, my wife is my rock. The anchor that keeps me grounded; emotionally, mentally, morally and spiritually. Our family is the reason I wake up every morning and without her our family would not exist. As such […]

We are Motherhood: Liz’s Story

We are Motherhood: Liz’s Story

Today, we have a story from Liz from www.steppingoutofthedarkness.com. Read the following excerpt and then continue to her website to read the rest of her story.  “I have survived Postpartum depression/anxiety three times. When people ask me my story, it’s hard for me to tell, […]

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

by Allison I am a woman with OCD, a form of anxiety and depression. When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited but also nervous, knowing that I was at a higher risk for postpartum depression since I had depression already. My sister-in-law […]

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

The 6 things I wish my husband understood about my depression by Ashleigh  “Husbands: you are what hold your wife together. Be her duct tape.” My husband is one of those science guys. He loves to break things and make things run more efficiently. The […]

We are Motherhood: Kaitlyn’s Story

We are Motherhood: Kaitlyn’s Story

I met Kaitlyn several months ago on Instagram. I found her story on her blog and immediately knew that I admired her bravery in sharing her story. I wanted to do that. I wanted to share my experience in the hopes that other women would […]