Climb Out of the Darkness

Over the weekend, people all over the world participated in Climb Out of the Darkness, the world’s largest even raising awareness for perinatal mood disorders. They climbed to symbolize their past personal climb out of the darkness. They climbed to symbolize their current fight to find their way out of the darkness. They climbed to support … 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…

Second Trimester Rant – Why Shouldn’t I Be the One Telling People I’m Pregnant?

So maybe I’m being weird (that really wouldn’t be anything new). The second trimester is usually when people announce their pregnancies. Now that I’m in my second trimester close friends and immediate family want to know when I will announce my pregnancy to larger groups of people (that is, The World). Or, they want to know … Read on…