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Creative Mothers Series – PND Recovery

When I saw Occupation Mother’s call out for guest bloggers on her Creative Mother Series I jumped at the chance. I was really happy that she accepted my offer and has posted my story about the journey into motherhood and how it effected my creativity. Here it is:

Welcome to the third edition in the Creative Mothers Series. This is a space for people to reflect on the impact of parenthood on their experience of personal creativity. If you would like to take part with your thoughts, please take a look at the Creative Mothers page and get in touch!

I’m delighted this week to welcome Amy from PND Recovery. Amy’s blog is a place of beauty, full of thoughtful musings on life and on living with Post Natal Depression.

I’m sure Amy’s post here will resonate with many people, not just those who have been formally diagnosed with PND, but anyone who can understand depression and anxiety. Amy not only expresses how creativity can help with healing, she also offers a powerful reminder of the importance of recognising who we are after becoming a parent, and that we should take time for that person; our inner ‘me’. 

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