29 01, 2019
  • 008 | Im Not Doing So Well At This Mom Stuff

008 | Im Not Doing So Well At This Mom Stuff

By |2020-01-26T20:51:32-08:00January 29th, 2019|

Do you ever feel like you just aren't getting it right being a mom? Or feeling like you have no idea what you are doing, you can’t seem to accomplish everything, and the to-do list is always growing?  I had planned on getting up, getting the kids to school, and recording an episode for the podcast. But I had a bad morning and I went down the spiral of sadness and depression. So I wanted to record this episode because READ MORE

7 01, 2019
  • 005 | Depression and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

005 | Depression and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

By |2020-01-31T11:33:29-08:00January 7th, 2019|

Depression is the peak of grieving and almost guaranteed at some point in the journey of special needs parenting. Depression affects all of us, and the reason why it’s important to talk about it is that there are ways out of it. We don’t have to be depressed forever even though sometimes it feels like we will. What I have learned about depression, is that getting through it takes work. It’s not something that just goes away. Getting to the READ MORE

7 01, 2019
  • 002 | Denial and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

002 | Denial and Grieving the Child You Thought You Were Going to Have

By |2020-01-24T16:55:12-08:00January 7th, 2019|

Do you feel anger, jealousy, and resentment because your child isn’t who you dreamed of when you thought about being a parent? Do you feel way over your head and that you and your child have been short-changed due to a medical diagnosis? Grieving over a life you prepared for and fantasized about is totally normal and actually very healthy. Us moms feel such shame around grieving because we are supposed to be thankful for what we have. But sometimes READ MORE