Why You Can’t Just Rely On Zoloft To Get Better with Courtney Novak

Courtney came on the podcast just shortly after getting off Zoloft.  She had been on it for about 4 and 1/2 years and on top of that, she officially got over the hump of postpartum depression.  She is depression free and I wanted to start off with that to let you know it is possible. Courtney’s Story Courtney is a proud mom to 2 wonderful kids.  Pippa is almost 5 and it started right away.  At the 3 month mark insomnia started. She had anxiety and started developing rituals.  Although she was not diagnosed with anxiety or OCD, she knows […]

How Postpartum Depression Can Be A Positive In Your Life with Jen Schwartz & Brooke Christian

This episode I was able to interview two warrior moms in the postpartum depression online space.  I chatted with Jen Schwartz, blogger at Medicated Mommy, and Brooke Christian, the found of Flirty Girl.  They both met online and created empathy gone viral, Motherhood Understood What is Motherhood Understood? Is grounded in the concept of empathy gone viral. They’re main mission is to create a social media platform where moms can unmask their lives so they can live more authentically. This was due to a society where the “super mom” was highly exalted and the imperfect mom is unseen.  Because of […]

How To Make Your Own Coconut Milk

One of the biggest changes I’ve made to my diet has been to go dairy-free.  I know, I know, you think that’s totally impossible, and if you asked me 10 years ago, I would’ve said the same thing. I’m serious when I say my family would go through 5 gallons of milk a week without a problem. But here I am today 100% dairy-free 😉 This being said by someone who LOVES ice cream, because who doesn’t?  So when I hear the moans and groans of my clients who just can’t give it up, I get it!  But the really […]

The Natural Postpartum Support Podcast

Introducing… If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you may have heard here and there that I’m starting a podcast!  I apologize ahead of time if I use too many exclamation points in this post, but starting a podcast has been on my mind for a over a year. It’s actually pretty perfect.  As a stay-at-home mom, this is the perfect outlet because I can give so much information to you all in the comfort of my pajamas and messy bun. (Because I seriously do this. Unless I have a guest on, then I wear a nice top with pajamas […]

Options for Healing Your PPD with Lindsay Gerszt

Lindsay Gerszt came on the podcast for our first ever guest interview! She is one of the producers to the Netflix documentary “When The Bough Breaks” and is an advocate for maternal mental health.  I’m so glad we have someone like her on our side sharing this important topic with moms. We asked her a few questions about her journey with her maternal mental health issues and hope that her story can help you. Lindsay’s History She has suffered with depression, OCD, and anxiety for her whole life. At age 5 she suffered from OCD and did therapy for that […]