Getting help, Self-care for parents

The best book about parenting kids with mental health challenges

I found Parenting Through the Storm by Ann Douglas after my daughter reached the recovery stage, but I wish I had found it sooner. If you’re unfamiliar with Ann Douglas, get ready to rejoice because this lady has been through the wringer and has lived to tell the tale. She knows of what she speaks!… Read More The best book about parenting kids with mental health challenges

Getting help, Self-care for parents

Why I talk about my kid’s struggle with depression

I didn’t always talk about my kid’s struggle with depression. For a long time, I thought, “it isn’t my story to tell.” Even though it is. Getting married, having kids, nearly losing one of those kids–those events are all a part of my narrative. But for years, our situation was precarious at best. My daughter… Read More Why I talk about my kid’s struggle with depression