Posts Categorized: self care

Fighting the fall into chaos

This blog post is three weeks late. It got lost in the messiness of a new season. I thought I had a handle on everything. But my eldest started high school, and it threw our household into disarray. It feels like he turned into a teenager overnight, and then there was so much to do… Read more »

Vacationing with postpartum depression

It’s definitely not the travel companion you want. It drains your energy, gets in the way, and makes you miserable. But still, it happens – some of us are bringing postpartum depression and anxiety on our family vacation. It’s not like we have a choice. Depression and anxiety do not know how to take the… Read more »

Self Care and Personal Space

Did you see that viral video of the mom hiding in her pantry from her two year old quadruplets so she could eat a Twizzlers? She became an overnight sensation and even made it onto the Ellen Degeneres show because her hilarious plight resonated strongly with moms everywhere. I laughed, but I also identified with… Read more »