Maternal Mental Health

The Invisible Child by Dr. Tiffanie Williams

I was at a networking event sitting at a table of about six women under a sparsely shaded area outside in the sweltering summer heat. Half of us sipped on wine while the other half fanned ourselves profusely to keep from melting in our chairs. To my right, was a young woman, noticeably pregnant. We… Continue reading The Invisible Child by Dr. Tiffanie Williams

Maternal Mental Health

MMHM: The Silent Struggle by Latoya Addy

Like many people with mental health issues, I didn’t let on to anyone what was really going on inside my head for many years. I was vocal but only about surface level things. Over time it became apparent that this was more serious than I first thought. Throughout my life I dealt with issues by… Continue reading MMHM: The Silent Struggle by Latoya Addy

Parenting Choices

Cloth Diapering 101 : For the Interested but Anxious (or Confused) Mama

One way you can save money during baby's diaper years is by cloth diapering. What I especially love about this is if you plan on having multiple children and can reuse them. Choosing cloth for your child will also prevent landfill contribution and is a great eco-friendly alternative. Here's the process broken down for those… Continue reading Cloth Diapering 101 : For the Interested but Anxious (or Confused) Mama

Maternal Mental Health

Is This Postpartum Depression? What it is & ways to cope

Postpartum depression sucks. First, you’re handed a squirming small human being, and then informed that you’re the most important thing in their life. Your body’s been through hell and you still have to wake up nights, change a million diapers, and play host to the throngs of visiting relatives. Or maybe your baby is 6 months old.… Continue reading Is This Postpartum Depression? What it is & ways to cope