The Time A Mother Deserves
I've been a mother for thirteen years. During that time, let's face it, I've been subservient to my children.
One Day, I Will Talk On the Phone. Just Not Today.
People think that I don't answer my phone because I don't want to talk to them. Umm … no. I would love to have an adult conversation and escape the reality of motherhood.…
The Dark Side of Intrusive Thoughts
How Could I Have These Thoughts? Have you ever been immobilized by an intrusive thought that comes out of nowhere? An idea that could be so dark it scares you? After giving birth…
Mental Illness Does Not Define You as a Parent
Parenting through mental illness can be difficult. It can alter how we view ourselves as parents. In the darkest days, we think of ourselves failures, unworthy of loving, and providing for our children.…
Planning for the Apocalypse
I’m not a planner. I don’t organize for tomorrow or the days to come. I tackle the day, moment by moment. It doesn’t matter how prepared I am, the unexpected will, and always…