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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

One of the common threads I hear from moms who’ve experienced postpartum depression is the utter frustration and disappointment they felt after speaking with their doctors about…

That Time We Wished We Had Bedbugs

That Time We Wished We Had Bedbugs

Let’s catch up on some real life today. It’s been quite the October over here. Two weeks ago, I picked up dinner with the kids and met…

Bidet, Mate

Bidet, Mate

After Hurricane Irma, my friend and I managed five kids five and under, four adults and one dog in one house for three days and two nights….

#IRMAGERD

#IRMAGERD

Summing up the past two weeks in one word/brilliant hashtag: irmagerd. Living in Florida, hurricanes are an accepted inconvenience. For 33 years, I’ve seen reports of impending…

Finding What Is (And Forgetting What If)

Finding What Is (And Forgetting What If)

Sunday afternoon I began feeling “it.” If you have anxiety or depression, you know the feeling. The hint. The shadow passing over. At first I denied it….

Screwing Up the School Year in Three Weeks or Less

Screwing Up the School Year in Three Weeks or Less

I forgot my kid yesterday. Well, I didn’t technically forget her, I just forgot to pick her up at the right time. In my defense, why would…

Natalie

Hi! I am so glad you stopped by. I am a writer, wife and frequently overwhelmed momma to two young kids. This site is about my own experiences with anxiety and depression and explores ways that we can work toward finding ourselves after having children.