Resources & Recommendations

The Running in Triangles Collection of Resources and Recommendations for surviving parenthood

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Postpartum Depression & Self-Care

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Postpartum Support International

The ultimate resource for those suffering from a maternal mental health disorder. The PSI offers a toll free warmline that you can call (or TEXT!) if you need someone to talk to.  They can also help you find local support groups, and offer resources for fathers as well.  It should be the first place to turn if you, or someone you love, is suffering from a maternal mental health disorder. 

 The End Your Depression Treatment Plan
End Your Depression Book

This set of e-books is designed to help you learn more about how depression works in order to conquer it permanently.

Read my recent review of this treatment plan which includes a free 20 page e-book.

Get more information about The End Your Depression Treatment Plan here:

Pact for the Cure: PPD ACT

This is a FREE research study being conducted to help determine the cause of maternal mental health disorders and create an action plan to treat them. 

All women who have suffered from postpartum depression in their lives, whether officially diagnosed or not, are encouraged to apply to be part of this research study.  It’s just a matter of downloading an app and answering a few questions.  If selected, you may be asked to submit a DNA sample. 

For more information and to join this important research study, visit:

World Maternal Mental Health Day
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The official date for this year’s World Maternal Mental Health Day is May 2 2018.

While it’s a topic that should be discussed all the time, WMMH day offers an opportunity for organizations around the world to stand united in their fight against the stigma of maternal mental health.

Help spread awareness about maternal mental health by using the hashtag #MaternalMHMatters.

For more information and to find out how you can get involved, visit: 

Beyond Depression: Anxiety, Psychosis and other Mental Disorders of Pregnancy and Postpartum

Here is a comprehensive guide to maternal mental health disorders from Parenting Pod, written by Dr Carla Brock MD FRCPI PhD.

Love Your Life Self-Care E-Course

This self-care course from Peace of Mom will teach you how to implement self-care into your busy life.  

The Self Care Journey 

This e-book from Mommy Takes 5 is designed to help you find time for self-care over the course of 30 days.  [buy it on Amazon for $9.99]

Sleep Training

The Baby Sleep Site
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Here you can find a huge variety of different sleep consultation plans, depending on how much help you’re looking for.

If you’re not sure exactly what kind of help you need, then I recommend signing up to be a member.  In the members area, you can access all of The Baby Sleep Site’s e-books and other exclusive resources, plus you get a 20% discount towards any sleep consultation package.  For more information and pricing on The Baby Sleep Site’s Members Area, visit:

Personalized sleep plans are also available, and offer specific sleep solutions based on your child’s personality and your family’s routine.

Check out my review of The Baby Sleep Site for more information!

The Sleep Sense Program
Child Sleep Report by Sleep Sense

Dana Obleman is a professional sleep training consultant who has helped many families establish good sleep habits in kids of all ages.

The program offers a wide variety of personalized help, including videos, workbooks and e-mail support.

For a FREE customized sleep plan, visit:



Stacey Stewart is a lactation consultant and mother of three (including twins!).  She runs this awesome ONLINE breastfeeding course that you can enroll in for less than $20.  The course will take approx. 90 minutes so it’s not a huge commitment for a busy new mother, but also comes with a money back guarantee if it doesn’t help you find breastfeeding success! 

For more information and to enroll in Milkology visit:

Subscription Boxes for Moms & Kids

Mommy Mailbox 

a subscription box designed specifically for moms!  Each box is uniquely put together by a different mom blogger every month, who shares her favorite products from all kinds of different categories – beauty, fitness, treats and more!


The ever-convenient period box!  One less thing to have to worry about in the busy life of a mom – this subscription box comes with organic pads and tampons and even a special treat to get through that tough week every month.

Stitch Fix

Remember the days before motherhood when time was spent shopping and trying on clothes that looked awesome on those pre-baby bodies?  Those days don’t have to be over… Stitch Fix mails out a selection of clothes picked especially for you.  You buy what you like and send the rest back.  It’s like having your very own personal stylist!

Hello Fresh 

The question of “what’s for dinner” is getting old… Try a Hello Fresh box instead!  This is a great option for new and expecting moms who don’t have the time or energy to cook.  Or order a few boxes during an extra busy month (like back to school season or just before Christmas).

Hoot for Kids

How excited would your kid be to get a treasure box in the mail just for them!?!  These boxes come with toys and activities to encourage playtime based on your child’s age and developmental stage.


If you have a kid that loves to help in the kitchen then this is the perfect box for them!  The Kidstir box encourages healthy eating habits and independence in the kitchen with their boxes filled with cooking tools, step by step recipes, grocery lists and more!


The perfect subscription box for expectant moms!  Sign up for a 3, 6 or 9 month plan and receive a box full of products to help moms feel pampered and excited throughout their pregnancy.  By entering a due date, the boxes are tailored for each stage of pregnancy.

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