I’ve had two 4th trimesters that went into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
But what they didn’t know was that being close to him, holding him, was the only way I felt safe.
All of this ‘abuse by obligation’ during the holidays would manifest in extreme postpartum depression by 4 months postpartum. … More A Letter To The 4th Trimester Mom In December
i know you’re tired mama. i know a part time job would help finances. i know budgeting is difficult, especially when you’re first starting out. i know meal planning is a challenge, especially when all anyone does is complain about what took you two hours of cooking and 24 hours of prep to make. i … More I Know You Want To Quit… But You Can’t.
This is to be a spiritual picture that no matter how good we think we are, there is still sin hiding somewhere. … More What Must Go Before The Feast Of Unleavened Bread
And then I said, “If we weren’t in a hurry…” and I broke off my sentence.
If you get nothing else out of the post, get this. YOU ARE NEVER TO BUSY TO PARENT PROPERLY. … More Apologies Aren’t Dead, But…
Written in August: Since we lost Chip in May, I am an emotional hormonal roller coaster. Most days I am paralyzed by something invisible that does not allow me to do the simplest things. Laundry usually happens. But there are days I walk into the kitchen and I cannot function. The dishes are a daunting … More Defeating Bad Days