My Thoughts On Motherhood As A Borderline Mama

In July 2015, I gave birth to my baby girl. According to the doctor, she already had her eyes wide open as I pushed her out of me, she was already observing her new surroundings. When the umbilical cord was cut, she gave the midwife a mischievous look. I remember the midwife saying, “She looks…

BPD Guide For Kids: Age 2-5

In the blog post “How To Explain BPD To Your Kids (And Why You Should)”, I wrote examples of how you could explain borderline personality disorder to your children. This post is a simple guide to help explain the disorder to your toddler or preschooler.

How To Explain BPD To Your Kids (And Why You Should)

It isn’t easy to explain what borderline personality disorder is, and how it affects you. But while you suffer from this mental disorder, it is important to talk to your loved ones about it, especially your children. As a parent, you influence your child’s development not only through your parenting style, but through your every day behaviour. Your child will observe and copy what you do, so it is essential to explain to them why you behave the way you do…

Postpartum Depression & BPD

Initially, I was unaware I was suffering from postpartum depression. I thought I was losing control of my BPD symptoms. But then I started feeling like I was about to snap and have a psychotic break. This feeling would not go away…

8 Ways To Be A Mindful Parent

With mindful parenting, you are responding to your child, rather than reacting to their actions. Here are 8 ways to be a mindful parent…

Mindful Parenting

With mindful parenting, the relationship between a parent and child is of a loving, accepting and understanding nature. Here’s a simple explanation on mindful parenting…

Parents With BPD: Helpful Parenting Tips

Raising children is one of the most stressful things we can do. It can be extra stressful when you suffer from any form of illness. But with a little help or advice, even those of us at a disadvantage can be wonderful parents. Here are some great tips from parents with BPD…