• Mom with postpartum depression and newborn

    Mom Triumphs: Severe Postpartum Depression

    This story hits really close to home. Postpartum depression affects roughly 1 in 10 women after birth, including those without a previous history of depression. I too have experienced the toll it can take. After having a baby, it can sometimes…

  • Mom Triumphs: Breast Cancer While Pregnant

    This is the first post in a new series called Mom Triumphs. I’m so grateful to Anissa of Mama Goes Beyond for sharing her story. Reading it for the first time struck me at my core. You don’t want to miss…

  • A couple cuddles in bed exploring their sex life after baby

    Dear Husband: About Our Sex Life After Baby

    Having a baby comes along with so many life changes, one of which can be a sex life that feels completely unrecognizable from what you had before. “What sex life?!” you may be asking. Exactly. The business of baby-making may seem…

  • Depressed teen looking out a window

    Uplifting Books for Teens With Depression or Anxiety

    Depression in teens is on the rise in America. If your teen is one of the over 3 million who struggles with depression or anxiety (or both), they can use every opportunity to give themselves a mental boost. Negative thinking from…

  • Moms with anxiety: you're not alone

    Moms Struggling With Anxiety: You’re Not Alone

    Until now, I’ve only shared my experience with anxiety with a couple of close friends. I believe strongly in ending stigma around mental illness. Why should those with mental health disorders suffer in silence feeling like they’re alone in the struggle…