The Reasons – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

It wasn’t so much a lot of tears and sobbing. It was more a general sense of dread, like nothing could ever be good or worthwhile. Maybe it was a little like how Ron Weasley describes the all-encompassing chill of dementors in the Harry Potter series: like he’ll never feel cheerful again. And despite the fact that my brain knew I was depressed, I still couldn’t shake it. We’d arrived back at our...
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Lack of Light – By Contributor Mama Angie

It’s January 5, 2016 today.  Every year I think that the shorter days and the cloudy skies won’t affect me, and almost every year I have been wrong.  The last few weeks I’ve been feeling a lack of light in my life.  Sometimes feeling a lack of light is for me from a lack of actual sunlight.  The lack of sunlight starts me down a path where I don’t feel like doing anything, which causes me to...
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