Please Stop Judging Me! Sincerely, A Millennial Mom

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Lately I have found being a millennial mom extremely difficult. I have begun feeling somewhat at war with the generations that came before me. First, before I get into my rant, what does it mean to be a millennial mom?According to the US Census, one in five moms are millennials. WOW, so I’m not the only one!For me it goes much further than just the obvious things such as, wearing my baby, making my own baby food, using social media, breast feeding in public, taking my kids to restaurants, and giving my kids fewer boundaries.Being…

Just Be There. Providing Support for a Postpartum Depressed Wife

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My goodness summer is upon us. Even up here in the Blue Ridge Mountains it is starting to heat up. I actually hate the heat, since the days of being a lifeguard in high school, summer is not one of my favorite seasons.I hope my post on postpartum depression and anxiety reached a mom in need and made her feel that she is not alone.As promised, I asked my husband Ben to write a brief post for me on how to be a supportive husband when dealing with a wife going through postpartum depression.So without further adieu…

My Experience with Postpartum Depression/Anxiety

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I hope everyone had an amazing Memorial Day remembering those who keep our country safe. We did absolutely NOTHING this Memorial Day weekend, but it was a perfect kind of nothing. The most I got accomplished over three days was making nachos and doing three loads of laundry, it looks like I will be playing catch up this week.Over the past seven weeks I have done a decent job of painting the picture of joy that Olive brings to our home. What I have failed to do is paint a realistic picture of what has been actually going on…