Category Archives: Parenting

A Decade of Loss

This was a decade of great loss. What I lost made room for everything amazing. Holy even. This decade I lost the lie. I lost the story I and others told me. This decade I got honest with myself. Like real honest. It wasn’t pretty. This decade I lost a big chunk of  my ego….

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And They’re Off! Back to School Thoughts

On the heels of the first day of school for so many of our kids there seems to be an awful lot of lamenting and bittersweetness floating around. Summer is still here but the one we knew with less schedules and no school is over. I saw the strongest moms crying today. Dang. No matter how…

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Getting Real About Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Week 2 – Emma

Every week I post this website: http://www.postpartum.net/get-help/locations/united-states/. It’s a great place to start to find local resources for help. Over the weekend someone asked me why I started this project and my first answer was simple: My mom would be alive today had there been more resources like the above for women with Postpartum Depression and…

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Getting Real About Postpartum Depression and Anxiety – Week 1, In Kate’s Words

A while ago I decided to begin a photo project about postpartum depression and anxiety. I’d take a few photos women with or without their children and they would write a blurb about their experience. We’d share through my website in order to help women going through PPD/A feel more comfortable reaching out for help and…

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Getting Real About Postpartum Depression

But, oh the headline. How depressing, right? Perhaps a post to be skipped. Postpartum depression and anxiety? Kind of a deep read. Let’s stick to holiday card posts, shall we? Or…not. Why? Because it’s not depressing. Because it will be a body of work that will provide messages of love, strength, hope and encouragement to…

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