I was told – read this book… have you heard of this technique…. you should try this… but no one told me about the parenting style called: Your Style. It’s not surprising that I was in a complete blur after giving birth and desperately seeking answers to combat the overwhelming feeling of change. I took every… Continue reading The parenting style that no one told me about
You might be wondering what #PNDoz is doing all over my header image and on my Twitter profile… well here is a post to explain. Become Mum and I are two mothers in Australia who have been diagnosed with Postnatal Depression. We found each other on Twitter and linked in with the lovely people using… Continue reading What is #PNDoz?
I can’t work out if I’m writing this post to celebrate my achievements so far, or because I really just wanted to draw a picture of a cupcake. No, to be honest, I am proud of my accomplishments in my first month of blogging. It’s been a really great feeling to share my writing and… Continue reading 1 Month Blog Birthday
Everyone who has a child knows that parenting is full of ups and downs. When you combine that with Postnatal Depression the downs can be extremely disheartening and very hard to pull yourself out of. It can be especially difficult when things have been going well for a while and you think – I’ve got… Continue reading 10 Selfcare Tips for when Depression Hits
I think back to when I was first discussing my depression with the Early Childhood Nurse and she asked if I had anxiety – I said ‘no, I didn’t think so’. If she had replaced the word ‘anxiety’ with ‘worry” – I would have said ‘yes, ALOT!’. Anxious and Anxiety just wasn’t in my vocabulary.… Continue reading Anxiety: Being on guard for your baby
I know you don’t want to read this, but you have to. You have to know you will get through this moment. I know it feels like the end of the world and that nothing’s worth fighting this hard for but it’s not going to feel this way forever. Try and take a moment to… Continue reading An open letter to myself for my dark days