Tag Archives: support

Warrior Mom Community: The Sisterhood

Why is maternal mental health so important to me? I have been in that hell of shame. I could not tell anyone how I was feeling. The stigma and fear of getting my children taken away paralyzed me into not … Continue reading

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Mommy is a Person

I saw this amazing post, and I had to add my take on it.  Social media like Facebook can cause you to compare yourself to the mama who seems to have it all together.  I would see these blog posts … Continue reading

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Why I Am a Proud Warrior Mom

I find it difficult to articulate at times how amazing my online tribe of friends is.  I have met only a handful of these amazing women in real life.  This community sustained me at my lowest point of my entire … Continue reading

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Lack of spousal support

Time and time again, I am reminded of how grateful I am to have a husband who has been incredibly supportive of my struggles with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. As I talk to other Warrior Moms, the lack of … Continue reading

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Search for community

The entire Listen To Your Mother experience has made me realize that I hunger for connection.  I decided to make conversation and get to know some of the moms whose daughters also attend Munch’s dance studio.  I needed to break … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly – LTYM reading on YouTube

The anticipation is finally over.  I am so proud of our amazing cast.  I had the honor of reading along these amazing women and one young man for Milwaukee’s inaugural Listen To Your Mother show.  It is like giving birth … Continue reading

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Online support and setting boundaries

Navigating this online world can be tricky.  Online support was crucial for me in my recovery from postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety.  I blogged about finding my online tribe to help support me –  https://tranquilamama.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/finding-my-online-tribe/.  I feel like this online support facilitated … Continue reading

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