Tag: PPA

Friendship and Mental Health: How to Be There when Your Friend Can’t 

Friendship and Mental Health: How to Be There when Your Friend Can’t 

I wrote this post as part of the “Face of Motherhood” campaign I did in May. I hope you’ll go back and read through the posts I collaborated on with many other women who also struggled with some type of post partum mental health illness. […]

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 the Face of Motherhood: A Series on Postpartum Depression

We are the Face of Motherhood: A Series on Postpartum Depression

When you have finished this Introduction, please visit We are MOTHERHOOD to follow the rest of the series In honor of Maternal Mental Health Awareness month, we are kicking off a series on real women’s experiences with mental health and motherhood. Every week day in May, […]

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: 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: 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: 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 […]