1 in 7

1 in 7 mothers in the US today report experiencing postpartum depression or anxiety. Among lower socio-economic groups, the numbers jump to 1 in 4 women. It takes many forms. It may not look what a woman or her family thinks depression or anxiety look like.  You cannot always tell a mom has postpartum depression just by looking … Continue reading 1 in 7

No battle.

“Most people go through the day, attending their responsibilities with the outward pressure of all the to-do’s but also the inward pressure of what they feel they must prove to themselves and to the world. Therefore their tasks deplete them doubly.” The words reverberated through the room and I felt my chest tighten instantly. I … Continue reading No battle.