Author Archives: Yael

A mama with a mission: to remove guilt, shame, and blame from the parenting experience. Gently guiding mothers on the journey from Postpartum Depression to Joy.

Follow me to Mama’s Comfort Camp?

Things have been quiet around here. That’s because I’ve been busy with the Mama’s Comfort Camp. Do you know about the Mama’s Comfort Camp? It’s where I share my Self-Kindness work with hundreds of moms from around the world, in a responsive, interactive refueling station you can access from anywhere, anytime, via a private facebook group. Mama’s Comfort…

World Mental Health Day 2012

Today, writers, bloggers and speakers around the world are talking about mental health. The World Mental Health Organization chose to focus this year on depression. Twitter and Facebook will be full of awareness-raising and stigma-busting. I love the power of the internet to do that. Let’s Change the cultural conversation together. If you are struggling today…

Comfort in Numbers: 41, 2, 300…

MCC Airplain header image

Two years ago today, I started this blog with this post.  Last year, on my 40th birthday, which was also my first “blogaversary”, I posted this: When I was younger, I really wanted people to think I was beautiful, then I wanted them to think of me as smart, then I wanted to be funny,…

Split Personality

I just love this brave guest post from Jenny. We met online at #ppdchat (where she is a regular), and I got to hear her wonderful voice (the girl can sing!) through my PPD SpeakEasy calls, and we became close. I was overjoyed when she agreed to serve as a Den Mother at my Mama’s…

The Woman who Mothered me.

Mati is my miracle. Today is her birthday.  This is my story (and I’m sticking to it): After my birth-mother lost her life to postpartum depression when I was 6, she went up to heaven and searched for the best step-mother ever. Mina found Mati. She sent Mati to us, and we all fell in…

Imperfect at BlogHer

I’m on the bus to NYC. I’m going to BlogHer. The mother of all blogging conferences. It’s my first time going to something like this. And I’m nervous. And despite my best efforts, so much of what was supposed to happen before I go, didn’t. I wanted to get a haircut before I go. I…

Andrea’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 9)

I’m so happy to have Andrea here, guest posting with her very own Rainy Day Letter. Andrea blogs at postpartumandpigtails.com/ (Are you new here? A Rainy Day Letter is a message you write to yourself when you are having a good day, so you can read it on your bad days. It’s like a helping hand,…

Susan’s Story

I am so honored to have Susan’s trust with this post. Susan  (@learndhappiness on twitter ) is a member of my Mama’s Comfort Camp group, and her insights and sweetness always inspire me. She shared her lovely Rainy Day Letter with us last year, and she bloggs at learnedhappiness.wordpress.com/ – – – Of all the things I regret about my time with…

Amy’s Anxiety tips.

Look, my friend Amy is visiting us today, with her story of anxiety, and what works for her to combat it.  Yes, Amy is someone who combats her anxiety, and it works for her. My work of Permission-Based Healing is all about moving away from a stance of fighting anxiety to applying Self-Kindness skills that…

Climbing Out of the Pit of Pain

My gosh, Kristin (@littlemamajama) is here with this inspiring tender guest post! I love this woman, and I am honored to have her at my Mama’s Comfort Camp Facebook refueling station for moms.  Kristin is a stay-at-home mom, writer and social media marketer. She blogs at LittleMamaJama.com. She resides with her husband and one-year-old son in a university…

Author Archives: Yael

A mama with a mission: to remove guilt, shame, and blame from the parenting experience. Gently guiding mothers on the journey from Postpartum Depression to Joy.

Follow me to Mama’s Comfort Camp?

Things have been quiet around here. That’s because I’ve been busy with the Mama’s Comfort Camp. Do you know about the Mama’s Comfort Camp? It’s where I share my Self-Kindness work with hundreds of moms from around the world, in a responsive, interactive refueling station you can access from anywhere, anytime, via a private facebook group. Mama’s Comfort…

World Mental Health Day 2012

Today, writers, bloggers and speakers around the world are talking about mental health. The World Mental Health Organization chose to focus this year on depression. Twitter and Facebook will be full of awareness-raising and stigma-busting. I love the power of the internet to do that. Let’s Change the cultural conversation together. If you are struggling today…

Comfort in Numbers: 41, 2, 300…

MCC Airplain header image

Two years ago today, I started this blog with this post.  Last year, on my 40th birthday, which was also my first “blogaversary”, I posted this: When I was younger, I really wanted people to think I was beautiful, then I wanted them to think of me as smart, then I wanted to be funny,…

Split Personality

I just love this brave guest post from Jenny. We met online at #ppdchat (where she is a regular), and I got to hear her wonderful voice (the girl can sing!) through my PPD SpeakEasy calls, and we became close. I was overjoyed when she agreed to serve as a Den Mother at my Mama’s…

The Woman who Mothered me.

Mati is my miracle. Today is her birthday.  This is my story (and I’m sticking to it): After my birth-mother lost her life to postpartum depression when I was 6, she went up to heaven and searched for the best step-mother ever. Mina found Mati. She sent Mati to us, and we all fell in…

Imperfect at BlogHer

I’m on the bus to NYC. I’m going to BlogHer. The mother of all blogging conferences. It’s my first time going to something like this. And I’m nervous. And despite my best efforts, so much of what was supposed to happen before I go, didn’t. I wanted to get a haircut before I go. I…

Andrea’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 9)

I’m so happy to have Andrea here, guest posting with her very own Rainy Day Letter. Andrea blogs at postpartumandpigtails.com/ (Are you new here? A Rainy Day Letter is a message you write to yourself when you are having a good day, so you can read it on your bad days. It’s like a helping hand,…

Susan’s Story

I am so honored to have Susan’s trust with this post. Susan  (@learndhappiness on twitter ) is a member of my Mama’s Comfort Camp group, and her insights and sweetness always inspire me. She shared her lovely Rainy Day Letter with us last year, and she bloggs at learnedhappiness.wordpress.com/ – – – Of all the things I regret about my time with…

Amy’s Anxiety tips.

Look, my friend Amy is visiting us today, with her story of anxiety, and what works for her to combat it.  Yes, Amy is someone who combats her anxiety, and it works for her. My work of Permission-Based Healing is all about moving away from a stance of fighting anxiety to applying Self-Kindness skills that…

Climbing Out of the Pit of Pain

My gosh, Kristin (@littlemamajama) is here with this inspiring tender guest post! I love this woman, and I am honored to have her at my Mama’s Comfort Camp Facebook refueling station for moms.  Kristin is a stay-at-home mom, writer and social media marketer. She blogs at LittleMamaJama.com. She resides with her husband and one-year-old son in a university…