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Tag: depression

When I Say “I’m Tired”…

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I'm a part-time working mom of three kids, one of which is 4 months old, so I'm used to not getting a lot of...

My Husband’s Depression and Me

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My husband has struggled with depression for most of his life. It’s not unique to our marriage or even his adulthood. Early childhood trauma...

Mama, Don’t Rush The Little Years

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Perhaps you've heard the phrase 'you're gonna miss this' more times than you'd like to count. But let me tell you, mama, you may...

Invisible Struggles, Invisible Victories

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  For as long as I can remember, I've had some sort of mental health issue. I don't know why that was so scary to...

Weaning Triggered My Post-Partum Depression

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I'm not entirely sure where to begin. It's not that I have trouble talking about my experience. I'm a fairly open book. I guess it's because...

Depression: A Brief Primer

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Depression has always been there. I am sensitive. I get that. Even before ever having children, my heart carried heavier burdens than it "should". I've...

What I Learned Watching My Mother Battle Depression

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We all know someone that suffers from depression or maybe we are going through it ourselves. In my case, I had no idea the...

I See a Therapist, and I’m Not Ashamed

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I see a therapist. There. I said it.  I feel like there is a pretty big stigma around mental health so it's hard to discuss...

Mental Illness in the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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It's the most wonderful time of the year,  There'll be much mistletoeing And hearts will be glowing When loved ones are near; It's the most wonderful time of...

I have Postpartum Depression, But I Didn’t Have a Baby

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The pediatrician waited for me to respond.  She'd just told me everything the mother of a newborn wants to hear - the baby is healthy....

5 Things Moms With Depression Want You To Know

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Even if you do not experience depression yourself, you most likely know someone who does.  Oklahoma has one of the highest rates of mental illness...

True Life: Growing Up with a Suicidal Parent

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This post is part of our True Life series where OKC moms are sharing real trials & tribulations they have gone through as mothers, as wives,...