Tag: postpartum

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: Kendra’s Story

We are Motherhood: Kendra’s Story

As we head into the last few days of our series on Postpartum Depression, Kendra shares her experience. I connected with Kendra through the awesome mommy network on Instagram– are you sensing a theme? I have found an amazing group of confident, supportive, beautiful women […]

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: 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: Melissa’s Story

We are Motherhood: Melissa’s Story

Excerpt from Melissa of www.print-therapy.com “I never thought I’d cry in the middle of Target, trying to pick out a type of chocolate. But there I was, crying in Target, feeing so overwhelmed by the plethora of chocolate choices that I pushed my cart down […]

We are Motherhood: Melanie’s Story

We are Motherhood: Melanie’s Story

Here comes another story from a beautiful mama I met on Instagram (if you’re struggling to find your mom community, look here, there are so many positive, wonderful women from all over the world, ready to have your back and support you in your struggles […]

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: Stefani’s Story

We are Motherhood: Stefani’s Story

Today, my friend Stefani is sharing her story over on her blog, Crafty Christian. I’m inspired by her zeal for Jesus and her example for others of perseverance in the face of adversity. She struggles every day with a chronic condition but you won’t hear […]

We are Motherhood: Megan’s Story

We are Motherhood: Megan’s Story

“When a mother is battling postpartum depression you can help by letting them vent. Yes, it’s a lot of negativity. Yes, it gets old hearing the same complaints all the time, but they need to let it out somehow. They need to let it out […]

We are Motherhood: Candice’s Story

We are Motherhood: Candice’s Story

After about a week, the happy crying stopped. The excitement of being a mom stopped. I didn’t want visitors. I felt miserable. I hated that I was a mom. I looked at my daughter and thought how I had made such a mistake…My life was […]