I am the Face of Motherhood: Never Alone

“Hi this is nurse Dani, how can I help you?” “I don’t know, I just feel so dark.” I said, followed by an uncontrollable, rock-bottom cry. “Let’s get you some help, sweetheart.” she said in the most beautiful, saving voice I’d ever heard. Postpartum depression is…

I am the Face of Postpartum Depression

I started my blog centered on postpartum depression at the end of 2016 with my story as the first post. I am sharing it again here for the month of May as it is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. Please share this with anyone who needs…

I am the Face of Motherhood: Losing My Glow

I remember that day in the shower. I was sitting on the floor feeling the water rush over me until it went cold. Travis was out doing errands. Baby Kate was taking a nap. It was so quiet in the house, except for the running of…

Quick Guide to Recognize PPD

I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of the “We are the Face of Motherhood: A Series on Postpartum Depression” campaign. Please consider buying a PPD Awareness t-shirt, all proceeds go to help mothers in need. One of the most important things when it comes to PPD is…

Baby Body Confessions

Hey mamas! I’m Shelby and I’m stopping by from my blog, The Blissfully Exhausted Mama, to talk to you about an issue many mamas deal with, the baby body blues. Long before I was expecting, my body was in its prime. I spent hours in the gym…

What to Wear for the Warm Up

Although Spring is my favorite season of the year because of the warm weather it brings, it is also the most unpredictable and whacky season of them all. “Oh, I am going to run outside because it was so warm yesterday. What… is it really snowing?!”…

Wish I Had Known About This Sooner

6 weeks ago I posted an update on my FB and IG about how my husband and I were starting to explore other options to help with my PPD & Anxiety. (If you don’t know what I am talking about, here is the post on IG.) I wanted…