Where Is God In This Mess?

I have a confession to make.  As you probably know, I’ve been really struggling with depression. I’ve been out-of-control irritable and angry. I haven’t had patience with my kids. I haven’t shown my kiddos a lot of grace lately. I have been allowing myself to “shut down” mentally & emotionally and thereby spending waaaaaay to […]

Finding Joy In Depression {ebook & a giveaway for you}

Hey friends, If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you’ll know that I’ve written a couple of posts about depression. I’ll be honest with you.  I’m in it deep right now.  Between the depression and my thyroid not doing its job (and, of course, the two are connected), I have NO energy. […]

How to Clean When You’re Depressed

I’ve heard that trying to keep the house clean with young kiddos is like trying to shovel the driveway in the middle of a blizzard.  It’s the truth.  Some people manage to keep their houses in a state that can accept visitors with only 10 minutes notice…..just please don’t try doing that here. My piles […]

What Do You Know About Depression? {It Isn’t Just About Sadness….}

I haven’t written a WHOLE lot about my journey with depression here.  I do have this post, Journey to the Dark Side {aka Depression Is….}.  I encourage you to read it, if you haven’t already. When I first acknowledged my depression, I didn’t want to be the first one to use the “D” word.  I […]

Encouragement for Momma

I remember when I was in the midst of nursing 9 million times a day…changing a mountain of diapers, not able to put the little one down for more than a minute without hearing screams of discontent…. I was weary, I was exhausted, I JUST NEEDED A BREAK.  I was tired of being touched ALL. […]

Journey to the Darkside {aka Depression is…..}

I love Mama Dweeb, and while I agree with her sentiments on this post, I felt the need to add my 2 cents…. For starters, I would NEVER EVER condone hurting or – heaven forbid – killing your child.  But in a way, I do understand the despair and sometimes the desperation that these moms […]