I’m a SHERPA!

Last year I participated in Climb Out of the Darkness benefiting Postpartum Progress, a non-profit that gives “new families a stronger start by increasing awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, reducing stigma, connecting moms to professional help, and providing peer support to those with maternal mental illness.” I really wanted to lead a team, but with a … Read on…

My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 2

You can read My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1 here. I haven’t been fully honest about my experience with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. Part 1 of my experience was easy to write. So many moms feel that way, and even though postpartum depression, anxiety, and other perinatal mood disorders aren’t discussed as much as they … Read on…

My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1

You silently take note of what needs to be done: empty dishwasher, reload it with dirty dishes, and then sweep the floor. Three things. Not hard. The baby starts fussing. Just fussing. So you tell him he is okay and he needs to wait a moment while you put some glasses back in the cabinet. … Read on…