Estrogen, Progesterone & BPD

Estrogen and progesterone are 2 of the major hormones that are involved in the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. They are also present in many of the types of contraception available, together or just progesterone alone. As well as having their various functions and uses in the female reproductive system, these hormones also influence your mood,…

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…

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…