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Make Your Bed, and Other Small Ways to Manage Depression

Last winter, I was in the midst of a multi-year battle with bipolar disorder and depression. I had tried various…

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Why Moms Need Their Friends

I have always been a social person and looked forward to nights out with friends. Whether we were watching a…

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A Mommy Quarter-Life Crisis

In the past, I’ve always scoffed at the idea of a mom quarter life crisis. Why would anyone be so…

Beating the Winter Blues

The “winter blues” or Seasonal Affective Disorder is a problem that I’m very familiar with. My husband likes to joke that…

How Do I Know if I Have Postpartum Depression?

A little over a year ago, I found myself with two tiny 4-month-olds and exhaustion beyond anything comparable. I was recovering from…

The Stay-At-Home Parent: Emotional Considerations

Many decisions define who we are as parents. Breastfeeding or formula. Disposable diapers or cloth. Co-sleep or use a crib.…

A Peek At Infertility: Our Angels

If you remember from my Mommy 101 post, one thing I learned the hard way about dealing with infertility was…