Below is a list of resources and opportunities to Rally for Healthy Moms during the month of May. World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day May 1, 2019 Please sign the petition calling on the World Health Assembly and the UN World Health Organization to officially recognize World Maternal Mental Health
Power Principles Podcast
Conversations on Maternal Mental Health Postpartum Health is a major concern for mothers, fathers, families, and has heavy societal impact. Worldwide, maternal depression is the most common serious health complication of maternity. I speak often about my own experiences with Postpartum Depression and the goal of this podcast is to
Ep. 17 Conversations on Maternal Mental Health (continued) Episode 17 presents Part 2 of my conversation with Maternal Mental Health Specialist Amy-Rose White, LCSW. We discuss the importance of modeling emotional healthcare for our children as well as what dads, partners, and families can do to watch out for signs
Ep. 18 Leaning Into Discomfort Leaning in is a power principle with multiple applications. Today we’re discussing the power of leaning into discomfort in a specific area. I invite you to stay with me to the end and I have an invitation that I think you’ll accept, even if you
Ep. 19 Why NOT to Limit Summer Screen Time Has anybody else out there, like me, been fretting over the question: How am I going to control my kids’ screen time this summer? I know you are because it’s what we’re all talking about in our mom circles: How can
New Summer Series I have a confession. I am nervous. My brain is working overtime throwing out all the reasons why I shouldn’t do what I’m planning to do this summer. What is it? I am podcasting my book!!! Some of you are thinking, “Well, it’s about time.” Others, especially
Ep.22 Chapter 1 Lies of the Magpie The Story of My Healing Journey through Postpartum Depression and Autoimmune Disease Author’s Note: In 2019 I was stuck in my writing. I’d spent hours revising, but the manuscript wasn’t getting better. Ready to throw in the towel, an unexpected solution manifested. When
Ch. 2 Lies of the Magpie The story of my journey healing through postpartum depression and chronic illness. The thing Aaron remembers most about me from college is my fast-paced walk around campus. His tennis class met at three o’clock at the courts across from my off-campus housing. For weeks
Ep. 24 The Story of My Journey Healing Through Postpartum Depression and Chronic Illness Laiah was the first to see the flyer advertising the Miss Aspen Canyon Community College Pageant. “You should enter.” She ripped the flyer from its tack and handed it to me. “The winner gets a cash
Ep. 25 South Africa A few weeks ago I left my monochromatic Utah County life (which I rarely do, even though I love diversity) and traveled thousands of miles around the globe to visit South Africa and Lesotho. I experienced diversity in culture, language, race, religion, food, plant and animal
Ep. 26 Stay At Home Mother The word default has two meanings. One, it connotes a failure to meet an obligation or expectation. And this is what happened. By the time I told Aaron the news about our imminent arrival, our internet store had still not made a single sale.
Ep 27 Bed Rest for an Overachiever In August I had my first prenatal appointment with my new Arizona obstetrician. The week leading up to the appointment I had started having contractions. I’d hoped the preterm labor I’d experienced with Danny was a fluke, a one-time thing. No such luck.