He Tells Me I Am An Incompetent Mother. I Disagree.

He Tells Me I Am An Incompetent Mother. I Disagree.
Ever have negative, invasive, repetitive, unwanted thoughts that can strike you at any moment? Those overwhelming feelings of guilt? They can come out of nowhere and hit you like a ton of bricks. I struggle daily with anxiety and depression, whether I have a reason or not, I feel guilty all the time. I feel guilt so strongly that I can sometimes feel paralyzed. Most times the opposite happens and I end up... Continue reading

How Kidney Stones Have Influenced My Parenting

How Kidney Stones Have Influenced My Parenting
Have you ever had a traumatic event or a physical ailment happen that was so bad, it shaped the way you parent? Well, my experiences with kidney stones were horrible, and had such a huge impact on me, that they have actually influenced how I mother my child. My situation also shaped the way I feel as a mother and my ability to tolerate pain. Continue reading

Cannabis Helps Me Be A Better Parent

Cannabis Helps Me Be A Better Parent

Are you like me and have ever been made to feel as though your mental health issues were not issues at all? That, perhaps, they were all in your head? Well, that is precisely right. Mental health is in our heads. I am no doctor, but I know what I struggle with daily, and sometimes even hourly. Minute by minute ticking away, whilst I struggle to unjumble the crazy thoughts swirling around in my head. Struggling with my self-esteem, my excessive worrying, and experiencing so many sleepless nights. I have been made to feel less than, not good enough, and Continue reading