anxiety · depression · My Story

The parenting style that no one told me about

I was told –┬áread 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

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10 Selfcare Tips for when Depression Hits

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

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Anxiety: Being on guard for your baby

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

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An open letter to myself for my dark days

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