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5 Online Therapy Options for Postpartum Depression | Truly Mama
Thankfully, with increased public awareness of PPD, and advancements in telehealth and even text therapy, getting help is much easier than it used to be. Here’s a look at some online therapy options for postpartum depression and how to choose the best fit for you.
I’ve Given Up On This School Year, And That’s OK
Right now, millions of families around the country are grapplings with school as more and more districts are going remote. The pressure is getting to parents and kids. I’m a huge believer in the importance of school, but I’ve also recognized that this year just has to be different, for parents and kids alike. Here’s why I’m giving myself permission to take a lax approach to school this year.
A Vaccine Might Save My Kids’ Relationship With Their Grandpa
My daughters haven’t seen my dad in ten months, and they're struggling to stay connected with such a gap. So, I’m watching the news of a vaccine with hope, like many of us are. I’m excited not only for my kids to return to school and life to feel a bit more normal, but also for the chance for my girls to have a relationship with their grandpa again.
Moms Know That Stress Is Bad, But It’s Not Our Fault
Rather than focus on the damage that maternal stress can do, let’s look for solutions so that it’s not such a crisis. Because we get it, mom are stressed and stress isn't good for moms, but instead of making us feel bad about feeling that stress, let's address the root of the problem, ok?
Why I’ve Given Up On Getting Perfect Pictures of My Kids
There is so much pressure in trying to seem like the perfect parent. I’m catching her in a perfect representation of toddlerhood. And more and more, I’m trying to be ok with that. Right now, everyone curates their lives to some extent. We decide what we show on Instagram, and that image-conscious thought process goes right down to our kids. It’s natural to want them to look just right, and I’m not different in that regard.
My Husband Stays Home, But I’m Still Feeling Burned Out
The fact that even moms with a lot of help and privilege can’t make it work should show that something needs to change. My husband is staying at home but I'm still trying to juggle work and kids and feeling incredibly burned out. If you feel this, too, you're not alone.