Food Allergies

Ways to Teach Your Toddler How To Be Allergy-Aware

It’s never too early to start discussing food allergies with children. For many families, these discussions have taken place daily since their children were babies and experienced their first allergic reaction. Food allergy parents do this to keep our kids healthy and safe. But that isn’t enough. I’ve mentioned before that when it comes to… Read More Ways to Teach Your Toddler How To Be Allergy-Aware

Surviving the Darkness

Surviving Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Mariah’s Story

I am honored to share Warrior Mom Mariah’s story of surviving postpartum depression and anxiety with you all today. Mariah is another mom I met through a Facebook group for moms organizing Climb Out of the Darkness walks in their cities. Mariah is also a fellow NICU mom. Her experience of having to leave her… Read More Surviving Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Mariah’s Story

Surviving the Darkness

Surviving Postpartum Bipolar Disorder: Dyane’s Story

Today’s Surviving the Darkness interview is with author Dyane Harwood, a postpartum bipolar disorder survivor. Bipolar disorder can look a lot like depression, but what sets it apart is extreme mood swings a person experiences. 1) Tell us a bit about yourself: I live in the beautiful, redwood, (and mountain lion-filled!) Santa Cruz Mountains in… Read More Surviving Postpartum Bipolar Disorder: Dyane’s Story