What Really Happens When You Fail A Postpartum Depression Screening


By Kimberly Zapata I was in the bathroom, enjoying a few moments of much needed silence and solitude, when my phone rang. I didn’t hear it. My cell is always set to silent. But I saw the number pop up on my FitBit. It was my son’s pediatrician. I should have answered. I knew why … Continue reading What Really Happens When You Fail A Postpartum Depression Screening

Anxiety Makes It Hard For Me To Have Mom Friends


By Kimberly Zapata “Can we go the park, Mommy? I want to go to the park.” I look at the clock. It is 7:37 — 7:37 in the freakin’ morning — but the skies are clear, the weather is warm, the sun is up, and my coffee has been made. In fact, it is already cooling. … Continue reading Anxiety Makes It Hard For Me To Have Mom Friends

9 Ways To Stop An Anxiety Attack


By Kimberly Zapata If you struggle with anxiety you know just how tough it can be to manage your symptoms. One minute you are fine — you are talking, laughing, and just being yourself — and the next you are terrified. You are horrified. You are paralyzed. Your mind is racing. Your breath is heavy, and your both your … Continue reading 9 Ways To Stop An Anxiety Attack