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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Too Many Open Tabs!
Do you ever find yourself with way too many open tabs on your computer or phone? Have you noticed how it slows everything down? Do you ever feel the same way about your brain? If so, the Mental Health Mamas are right there with you! Listen in as we talk about brains full of open tabs and some of the ways we’re learning to manage all those open tabs.
Supporting Diverse Learners with Guest Laura Reber
School has begun just about everywhere in the US and with this new beginning comes new challenges. In particular, students with diverse learning needs may be struggling to adapt to an ever-changing school environment. The Mental Health Mamas are joined by guest Laura Reber, an experienced School Psychologist and creator of Progress Parade, an online tutoring service which offers specialized instruction. Tune in to hear about what it means to be a diverse learner, what parents can do to support their students and some of the stigma that surrounds special education.
A Summer of Self-Care, Drama and Normalizing
Welcome to Season 2 of No Need to Explain with the Mental Health Mamas! We are back after a summer of self-care...with a little drama mixed in. Listen in as we share about some unexpected trauma along with a summer full of mental health stories in the news.
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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
There are heroes among us. These are not your typical heroes, but rather people who are doing heroic things they never imagined doing. They are people who, like the rest of us, did not sign up for this and putting their lives on the line was never in the job...
November 16, 2020 - 3 min read