Simple Ways To Relive Daily Stress In Motherhood

This past week was such a bad mental health week for me. I felt so overwhelmed everyday and like I was getting nothing done. My To-do list was keeping me up at night but the next day I still felt unmotivated to work on it. That whole week was so frustrating but I decided that […]

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Six Months Postpartum: “How I’m Doing Now.”

Wow, has it really been six months already? I can’t believe it. Motherhood is amazing in that the days seem to drag on forever but you’ll look up and the months and years have flown by. It’s crazy! But I’m here to give an update on all of the topics I touched on in my […]

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“I’m Just Not A Good Mom” : And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves As Mothers

How many times have we told ourselves the lie that we aren’t a good parent? Or maybe you’ve uttered a variation of the lie saying, “I did not parent well today.” How did these lies affect how you tackled parenting the next day? Do those thoughts keep you up at night? If you’re anything like […]

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Parental Burnout: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions

“Parenting is hard as f$%k!” I know, I know…my language. But seriously, if you’ve never thought this to yourself, screamed this into a pillow or whispered this (or some variation of the phrase) under your breath then are you really even a parent? Being responsible for the well being of your little ones can be […]

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Mama Trauma: PTSD In Motherhood

“I don’t know babe, I sometimes feel like I’m traumatized from Myka’s birth.” PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder. “A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.” I was about three weeks postpartum when my life had calmed down enough for me to think about anything besides surviving life […]

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Anxiety and Depression During Pregnancy: Let’s Talk About It.

“According to a recent analysis by the CDC, the rate of pregnant women with a depression diagnosis at delivery increased by seven times from 2000 to 2015. Additionally, recent CDC research, shows that about 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression.” So I’m just going to jump right in ladies because honestly while […]

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How To Rest In The Lord

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) Resting and resetting seem like such simple concepts. If something is losing its steam then we naturally know we need to refuel it. Your car needs gas to go. Our phones […]

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“But, how are you really doing?” #MentalAwarenessMonth

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month” and given the current state that the world is in, we are ALL way past due for a mental health check. So how are you doing? I mean reaallllyyyy doing? And I am asking the real you. Not you as a mom or wife or the rock of your […]

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