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Beyond the Baby Blues: Signs of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder

This post is sponsored by Missouri Baptist Medical Center.  As moms, we’re often characterized as selfless, loving human beings who sacrifice many of our wants and needs for the wants and needs of our children. Unfortunately, this often comes at the expense of our own well–being. So, how can we expect to be good moms […]

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Grieving a Friendship

Grief sucks, and 2019 was filled with a LOT of it for me. Within eight weeks, I lost two grandmas, one great-aunt, and my beloved fur-baby, Stanley. It was frickin’ rough. Saying goodbye to these people (yes, my dog was like a human baby to me 🤷🏼‍♀️) was difficult. I couldn’t figure out how and […]

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Daddy’s Girl

November is National Grieving Children’s Month. I have watched my daughter grieve for years. She hides it well. She pretends she doesn’t care, that it is not important to her. But, I am her mother, I see what she works to conceal. I am the one to who is there on those rare times when […]

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