Your Child’s Mental Illness Is Not Your Fault, But You Need To Guide Them Through It


By Kimberly Zapata I’ll never forget the look in my mother’s eyes when she entered principal’s office. They were wide, tired, and no matter how thick glasses were nor how heavy her makeup had been caked on, neither could hide the truth: she was hurt.  She was disappointed and disheartened, and she was afraid. Of … Continue reading Your Child’s Mental Illness Is Not Your Fault, But You Need To Guide Them Through It

To Those I’ve Hurt While Depressed


By Kimberly Zapata I’m sorry. I know those two words seem so small, and they are. They are nothing more than nine simple, basic characters, but I don’t know where else to start so I’m sorry — I’m so, so sorry — for how my depression affects you. I’m sorry for how my depression affects others. There … Continue reading To Those I’ve Hurt While Depressed