Homeschooling with Depression and a Baby

The past few weeks I’ve been in a bit of a fog. My anxiety and depression have awakened from their slumber, but I’m trying to put them back to sleep. Having a baby always wreaks havoc on a woman emotionally and hormonally, but when you’re already trying to keep emotional disorders at bay it’s a tad more frustrating when it all gets thrown out of whack. Good thing that baby is so dang cute…

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So We Can Be Somebody’s Miracle

This week as I read the New Testament (John chapters 7-10), these verses really hit me hard:

And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth.

And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

John 9:1-3
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Facing My Demons: Part 2

Two and a half years ago, I wrote about my struggles with anxiety and depression. I thought maybe it was time to post a little update. Overall, things have been going really well! I still have definite ups and downs, but the anxiety and depression are more temporary emotions now rather than the crippling mental illness they were before. It took a long time to get here – over a year of trial and error with medications and counselling, and some very low lows. It wasn’t easy, but I’ve finally found that balance I needed.

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Charlie’s Story

*This is the story of my recent miscarriage. Recording my memories and feelings has helped me a lot in my healing process. I think it’s important to mention that this is only a portion of the full story. I’ve omitted many of the raw feelings and details involved. Miscarriage is a very traumatic experience, mentally and physically, and healing doesn’t come easily. The process of recording our experience has helped me cope. I share this story now for my own record, and to let our loved ones know how much we appreciate their love and support.

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