Tag: mental health

I Wanted to Work, but I Couldn’t

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When I conceived, I was a full-time Physical Education Teacher. I never thought I would be a stay-at-home mom. I never wanted to be....

I’m on an Antidepressant … And You Should Be Too

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My dad died the same day my second son was born. Dramatic, isn’t it? I don’t mean to joke, but sometimes, you gotta laugh at the...

Mental Health Days for Kids

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It was at the end of the school day in which I noticed my kids were a little quiet. A little too quiet. When...

Two are Better Than One

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Mental health is a hot topic right now. Advocates are working hard to remove the stigma of depression and anxiety. As a person who...

I Take Antidepressants and I’m a Better Mom Because of It.

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(This post was originally written for and published at KristinFunston.com. It has been re-adapted for Memphis Moms Blog.) Anxiety and depression. Two separate sides of the same coin...

Just Say No: Setting Boundaries During the Holidays

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Do you feel exhausted during the holidays?  Overextended and unsatisfied?  Do you feel like you're walking on egg shells?  Trying to please everyone and...

Mom Needs Help

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In July 2012, our daughter was diagnosed with stage IV (metastatic) Wilms Tumor. What we thought was a 24 hour stomach bug was actually...