Studies suggest that nearly 1 in 5 women will suffer from a postpartum mood disorder. If you or someone you know is suffering silently after the birth of a child, here are some ways to start the healing process.
Author Archive | Beth
2016 brought with it several great new publications for all ages. Here are some read-aloud titles you can pick up at one of the many Fort Worth Public Library locations . . . .
“Hey kiddo, let’s talk about body safety.” I’ve said these words so many times now, I know what’s coming. “Do you remember the body safety rules?” Finally she says, “Yes! It’s like if a mama wolf is driving in a car and she wears her seatbelt, then she is being body safe.” Eventually we move […]
If you look at a boundary map of Fort Worth, you will notice a long eastern arm extending nearly to Irving. This area, with its striking resemblance to a Mid-Cities handshake, is where I call home. Our little neighborhood is located where I-30 and 820 intersect. Just a few miles from two major highways and the […]
A Brand New World I married into the coolest family. Not many people can say they like their in-laws or they look forward to the family dynamic of Thanksgiving. I am blessed to claim both. As a small town girl (cue Journey ballad), I was strictly a cheeseburger and fries connoisseur. This country girl had to […]
We’ve all been there. You wake up to those sweet, eyes peering at you over the side of your bed. The sun is barely awake, but that little rosebud mouth is whispering sweetly in your ear, “Mommy, I peed . . . but it’s okay. I cleaned it up with your sweater!” Drool is still […]
What is it about walking through the hallowed doors of Target that causes even the most mild-mannered child to flip the switch to “self-destruct”? As a first-time mom, I hated when people interfered as my child threw tantrums in stores. Every pride button in me went off when a motherly woman tried to calm the child flailing […]