• Being A Mom With Depression Makes Parenting So Much Harder

    25 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    “All Mommy does is sleep.”
    The words cut me deeply because I try so hard, but she's right. My 9-year-old is observant, bright and full of life... and she nailed it: “All Mommy does is sleep.” She was talking to my 7-year-old, but I imagine she has probably said similar sentiments to teachers, friends, and her grandparents.
    So listen, being a mom is hard. For a million reasons. But honestly, it's way, extra, super hard when mom has depression. Ask me how I know.
    I was first diagnosed with depression in college, but looking back, I was suffering from it in high school too. And then...
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