Healing from Postpartum Depression

So, it’s been 5 months since my last blog post and so much has happened. My toddler turned two and started preschool, my baby started sleeping through the night and I’ve started to feel like I’ve hit my stride. Part of the reason for the long break has been due to what I will discuss in today’s post but another reason is that I was afraid of writing about this. I was nervous that by admitting something scary about myself I would seem weak, like I was lesser mom. However, I’ve come to the realization that I, like every other mom in the world, am human. No matter how many times life smacks me in the face with this fact, it doesn’t always keep my ego in check and I sometimes  pretend I have it all together. The truth is, I don’t. Admitting this is both terrifying and liberating, so with that said… Let’s do this. Continue reading

Hello from the Other Side

Well it’s been over a month since my last post. Whoops! I guess you could say raising two tiny humans has been a bit more challenging than I had imagined. For those of you who don’t know, taking care of more than one kid is really, really hard. I had hoped to post sooner. Lots has happened to Team Buell! Barrett turned one month and then two, Cody turned two and there’s been a lot of crazy stuff happen along the way. But every time I sat down to write, I had a butt to wipe, a mouth to feed or a child to rock. Whew! I say this not as a complaint or an excuse but as a means of sharing what my experience has been like as a mom of two. It’s been hard. Sometimes brutal.  Continue reading