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Its not just you – Mentally healthy mom

Its not just you – Mentally healthy mom

This post is part of a series on sharing individuals stories to help others realize, they are not alone. If you haven't read the introduction to this series, please start here. This week's post is from Criselle. When I read through her story, I cried because it resonated so deeply with me. If her story [...]

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It’s not just you: A year later

It’s not just you: A year later

This post is part of a series on sharing individuals stories to help others realize, they are not alone. If you haven't read the introduction to this series, please start here. Were you aware that one in seven postpartum women suffer from postpartum depression. I honestly feel that number is too low. I believe the [...]

Its not just you – Chronic disease & special needs

Its not just you – Chronic disease & special needs

This post is part of a series on sharing individuals stories to help others realize, they are not alone. If you haven't read the introduction to this series, please start here. Today's post is by one of the strongest women I know - Jennifer of The Barefoot Preacher project. If you don't already, please give [...]

Series: Our transplant journey to the desert – How are we doing now

Series: Our transplant journey to the desert – How are we doing now

Welcome back! This is the final part of a series on our transplant journey to Arizona. If you haven’t read my first post for this series, you can catch up here. We have officially lived in Arizona for two years now. I would love to say that our life is perfect in the East Valley [...]

Interviewing a Filipino therapist

Interviewing a Filipino therapist

I am so excited to share this conversation with you! Speaking with fellow Filipinos face to face about mental health is so difficult. Moreover, finding a therapist who understands the culture is even harder especially in the Filipino community. So when I found Roanne on Instagram, I was so excited to connect with her. We [...]

Series: Our transplant journey to the desert – Something’s got to give

Series: Our transplant journey to the desert – Something’s got to give

This is will be a short two part series on our transplant journey to Arizona from the Bay Area. Happy House-iversary to us!!! As we end year two of living in Arizona, I reflect on what brought us here and the current status of our lives. This move was a long time coming and honestly, [...]

Series: Parenting a child with mental illness – Conclusion

Series: Parenting a child with mental illness – Conclusion

This is the final part of a five part series on parenting kids with mental illness. If you haven’t read my first post, you can catch up here. Thank you for being here and reading about my and Jennifer's journey these past few weeks. Originally, I wanted to end this series with Jennifer because she [...]

Series: Parenting a Child with mental illness – Moms supporting moms

Series: Parenting a Child with mental illness – Moms supporting moms

This is part four of a five part series on parenting kids with mental illness. If you haven’t read my first post, you can catch up here. This week's post will be from an amazing individual who I am in complete awe of. I met Jennifer through a friend at our local recreation center. She [...]