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My Depression Made Me Fail As A Dad
My Depression Made Me Fail As A Dad

My Depression Made Me Fail As A Dad

This Was A Hard Post To Write Anyone who lives with depression knows that it affects every aspect of your life. I go in and out of major depressive episodes of varying intensity that can last anywhere from a single day to a few months. Unfortunately, that didn’t stop when I had a baby. Well, it stopped for a while… I started a blog. I started working out. Lost about 20 pounds. I took some…

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Working From Home (With A Baby): Organization

Working From Home (With A Baby): Organization

I started this work from home dad blog, really, to give my son the best possible life he can have. My wife earns a pretty decent income, but starting a family is expensive. I was a work from home freelance writer before Sam was born, but I was struggling to keep up financially. So I needed something new to really put a dent in our expenses. One of the most troubling side effects of depression…

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How to Be a Stay-At-Home Dad with Depression – Part 1

How to Be a Stay-At-Home Dad with Depression – Part 1

Depression is a horrible beast. It’s a master of lies pretending to be the voice of reason, speaking to you with your own voice. It hits everybody in different ways, but for a lot of us, it can hit hard. It can take you out of commission for days or weeks or longer. When my wife and I started to discuss the realities of raising a child, specifically that I would be staying home with…

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