The Emmerdale studios were the first place I thought of when challenged to have a family day out locally. Leeds is less than an hour away from me and
When everything in life seems to be going wrong, take one look at what you did right (your kids), to remind you it was all worth it. We all have
I know how addictions ruin lives and I want to share my story anonymously about how drink and drugs have resulted in my cutting all ties with my big sister. Every girl wishes they could have a big sister, someone they could look up too, I have a big sister but not one that I could do all those things with, mines an alcoholic and a drug addict.
Is it any wonder that depression and parenting go hand in hand? With the pressures inflicted upon mothers in today’s society, we feel under eternal judgement and are often struggling to juggle the many tasks that lay at our feet.
Being a parent is challenging, being a parent with a mental illness is even more challenging. When you are juggling parenting with mental illness it can become overwhelming. Trying
Have you any idea how parenting through depression feels? I do. When all you want to do to is give up? The feelings of worthless and sadness are constant and
Have you ever questioned how depression affects your family and children? Because it does. I don’t remember when my three youngest children began to crawl or walk; I missed
There are depressed mothers all around you, one maybe your wife, your partner, your sister, your mother or your aunt. Your friend or work colleague or even a neighbour