Parenting is hard.
When you have a child who doesn’t fit neatly into a box, it can be even more challenging.
With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain. We get it. Join us as we share a bit of what we’ve learned along the way, talk openly about mental health, work to help you feel less alone and gently remind you to do your best to take care of yourself while taking care of your people.
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COVID Guilt and a Self-Care Break
We are 18 months into a global pandemic and there’s a message out there that we are all supposed to have accomplished something amazing and life altering. Tune in to this week’s episode to hear how the Mental Health Mamas feel about doing ALL the things during COVID. Also, find out how you can get a FREE self-care workbook!
Hope, Happiness and Healing with Guest Oyauma Garrison
Oyauma Garrison, President and CEO at A Kid Again, Inc. is on a mission to bring hope, happiness and healing to the thousands of families raising a child with a life-threatening condition. Oyauma joins the Mental Health Mamas to talk about his organization, the good they are putting out there into the world in a variety of different ways, how the families served find support in one another, and how a medical emergency in his own family led him to this work.
Perfectionism and Addiction with Guest Elisa Batista
What do perfectionism and addiction have to do with each other? Tune in to this week’s episode with guest Elisa Batista to find out. Elisa is a campaign director for the women’s rights organization, Ultraviolet, and is passionate both professionally and personally about elevating the voices of women of color who struggle with mental illness and addiction. Listen in to hear Elisa talk about all of this and more!
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The Real Holiday Letter
Dear Friends and Family,2020 has definitely been an eventful year for the Ward family (and every other person on the...
December 29, 2020- 2 min read
What I Wish I Could Have Said: Reflections from a Mental Health Mama
As my child’s screams echo throughout the store I’m feeling rather embarrassed. No. Make that mortified. People are looking; staring...
December 27, 2020- 3 min read