Take Control of Depression with Moodivator {App Review}

Disclaimer: This post was developed in partnership with Pfizer as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. “How have you been feeling?” “How have things been since I last saw you?” My therapist would ask me these questions once I sat down on her couch. Answering these questions wasn’t hard when my therapy appointments … Read on…

Climb Out With Us

This year, more women will develop a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder than diagnosed with breast cancer. Pregnant moms. Moms of three week olds. Moms of 11 month olds. Moms who just stopped nursing their 15 month old. Moms who miscarried or babies were born sleeping. Rich moms. Under-served moms. Working moms. Stay-at-home-moms. Adoptive moms. No mother … Read on…

Fredericksburg Moms Need Perinatal Therapists

This post was originally posted on my Fredericksburg Parent Magazine blog, Mom In Progress.  I’m learning the hard reality that if someone in my family needs to see a specialist, there’s a good chance we’ll be asked to see a specialist in Northern Virginia or Richmond. Maybe it isn’t a big deal to you because … Read on…

Climb Out of the Darkness 2015

On June 20, 2015, over 2,300 people spanning 5 countries participated in this year’s Climb Out of the Darkness event benefiting Postpartum Progress. Mine was one of those, and I’m so excited that it was a success! By Climb Day, my team roster looked an awful like my wedding guest list. Some of the same aunts, … Read on…

Help Moms #ClimbOut – Giveaway

I’m super excited to host my very first giveaway! I’m even more excited it’s for a cause I believe in. My original plan was to enter everyone who donated $10 to Postpartum Progress into a raffle for these prizes, but a few kind bloggers pointed out that by doing so, I’d more than likely be hosting an illegal … Read on…

Plain Ol’ Worry? Or Mother’s Intuition?

I’m a worrier by nature, but since becoming a mom it’s gotten worse. I honestly can’t decide if this is normal (to some degree I know it is) or if it’s partly postpartum anxiety. It’s really bad the first year postpartum. After I had G, I was obsessed with the idea he was autistic. It wasn’t … Read on…