We ALL have mental health.
We ALL have mental health.
The Mental Health Mamas are on a mission to normalize the conversation around mental health. Are you well? Do you have good strategies to take care of your mental health or do you need more support? We are here to walk beside you and help you hold some of the hard stuff as we all find our way through this messy and imperfect world.
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 also taking care of your people.
With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain.
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Live Your Life One Footstep at a Time with Guest Shaun Coffey
Join us this week as we interview Shaun Coffey, Certified Recovery Specialist on a mission to normalize men's mental health. From his personal childhood trauma, military experience and years of homelessness, his compelling story of wellness is inspiring. Listen in!
Boundaries for People Pleasers with Guest Kara Regas
Are you a people pleaser? Do you struggle with perfectionism? Do you have trouble setting boundaries at work or at home? You are in the right place! Listen in this week when our guest Kara Regas talks us through some scenarios just in time for the holidays.
Sunflowers Bend but Rarely Break with Oksana Kukurudza
We continue our theme of immigrant culture and assimilation this week. Immigrants have family history and culture deeply rooted in their country of origin. Our guest this week is Oksana Kukurudza whose parents were Ukrainian refugees. She shares stories of the Ukrainian struggles past and present and growing up with immigrant parents and their struggles. Listen in to hear how she has been affected by her history and how she is being intentional about how she is raising her daughter.
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Some weeks are hard. Really hard. You probably know what I mean. The kind of hard that might find you crying in the shower (or at the dinner table), feeling like screaming (or actually yelling at your kids), and functioning on auto-pilot (or wandering through your days in a fog)....
May 8, 2021 - 6 min read
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 planet as well).Here are some of our illustrious highlights:All that we had to say good-bye to this year: our loyal mini-van, two chickens, a washing machine, a stove, a freezer,...
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 even. My child is not a toddler. She’s “big enough to know better”.I’m a very quiet person and this is not how I wanted to spend my afternoon. A quick...
December 27, 2020 - 3 min read