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My Valentine

My Valentine

When I said, “I want to change my major,” he said, “Do it.” When I said, “Let’s go skydiving,” he said, “you’re crazy, but let’s do it.”…

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

After I managed to bounce back from my first period of intense anxiety, I thought I was home free. I beat it, it’s gone, let’s all move…

Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

It’s actual real winter here, guys! 27 degrees. My children do not have winter clothes that fit them, so I’m basically piling four long-sleeve t-shirts on them…

Staying Sane Through the Holidays

Staying Sane Through the Holidays

Twinkly lights. Hot chocolate. Little kids dressed in bed sheets pretending to be Mary and Joseph. Ugly sweaters. It’s a magical time of year. Also? Waiting in…

What NOT to Say to Your Friend with Depression

What NOT to Say to Your Friend with Depression

We’ve all been there. A friend finally decides to open up and share something deeply personal, and then we’re freaking out wondering what we should say. How…

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…

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.