Yes, There is Hope

1 Peter 1:6–8 (NRSV), In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith—being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you … [Read more...]

Postpartum Care While Grieving

Disclaimer: I am not a medical, psychological or psychiatric professional. This post contains advice from my personal experience. Every case of PPD, Postpartum Anxiety, and in extreme cases, Postpartum Psychosis is unique to that individual. If you are suffering from any of these illnesses, please seek professional help immediately. If you feel like you will harm yourself or your baby, please seek … [Read more...]

Battling the Baby Blues

Even though I’m a married minister and had my son in my early 30s, nothing could have prepared me for the changes that came with motherhood. I went through physical, emotional and spiritual changes. First, I had a C-section so I had to allow my body to heal. I had to take care of myself while caring for a demanding newborn. I breastfed so that took a toll on me physically and mentally. Little K … [Read more...]