When you're a mom, it's important to make sure you get nurtured too, since you're always taking care of others. This group of exceptional moms has fought through depression, bi-polar disorder and other mental health issues to become the strong women (and moms) they are today.

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TOP 25
http://www.bandbacktogether.com/

Band Back Together is a group weblog that provides educational resources as well as a safe, moderated, supportive environment to share stories of survival. To find comfort and solace knowing that we were not alone.

Interview with Band Back Together

697 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.ppdtojoy.com

Yael Saar is on a mission to remove guilt & shame from mothering: free support groups, UnGuilt Trip classes & coping skills from a Kooky-Jar. Some ideas are utterly serious, some silly side up, all designed to help mothers disarm depression and find joy.

Interview with Postpartume Depression to Joy

441 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.peacefulmommas.com/

I believe that peace is a process and that you should be really nice to yourself along the journey since life can be a bit of the pain in the you know what sometimes. Peaceful Mommas helps stressed out mommas find their peace without losing their style.

Interview with Peaceful Mommas

341 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.EllieAdorn.com

Mom Support Site focusing on difficult and often taboo topics of parenthood including PPD & Mental Illness, Infertility, Suicide, Breastfeeding Challenges, Prematurity, Parenting, Labor & Birth Challenges

Interview with My 3rd Baby: EllieAdorn

331 Votes

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TOP 25
http://pegster321.blogspot.com/

My thoughts, ideas, and the occasional rant on mental health issues, and the joys and challenges of parenting 2 wonderful sons. One a college student, and the other a middle school student with high functioning autism.

Interview with Suburban Chicken

329 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.surprisinglysane.com/

Postpartum depression/anxiety/psychosis survivor, mom of two girls, wife, full-time insomniac, and Bipolar-Disorder struggler. In my professional life, I am a dancer, instructor and competitor. Life would be boring if it wasn't so spectacularly insane.

Interview with A Surprisingly Sane Blog

313 Votes

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TOP 25
http://katekripke.wordpress.com/blog

This is a blog in support of women who struggle through postpartum mood and anxiety disorders and the friends, families, and professionals who see them through to recovery.

Interview with Kate Kripke, LCSW: Prenatal & Postpartum Wellness Strategies

286 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.makemommygosomethingsomething.com

A personal blog that chronicles my life as a mom, wife, nurse, and the proud owner of a dog that eats linoleum floors. I have amazing hair, bipolar disorder, and a weird obsession of Chuck Norris. I write whatever tickles my armpit.

Interview with All Work and No Play Makes Mommy Go Something Something

245 Votes

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TOP 25
http://sluiternation.com/

Wife. Mother. Writer. Finding my voice in a world that has shaken me. I love my life. Even when it's hard. We just laugh more during those times.

Interview with Sluiter Nation

190 Votes

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TOP 25
http://unavitabella.com

My blog about living a beautiful life with chronic illness and mental health issues. I share my journey through life dealing with fibromyalgia, depression, and other related issues as well as my passion to seek wellness and beautiful living despite it all.

Interview with Una Vita Bella

185 Votes

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TOP 25
http://isk8jewel.blogspot.com

Motherhood brought with it challenges I never anticipated. That's how this blog started: with me admitting the road was rough. From there I've jumped around, gliding from topic to topic, sometimes with a fluid transition and other times a staccato hop.

Interview with Just Gliding Along

169 Votes

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TOP 25
http://fightingthedarkness.blogspot.com

I hid my battle with depression for over 20 years, I'm done hiding! This blog shares my journey with depression in an attempt to end the stigma attached to this illness in the hopes that my daughters will never suffer the shame I experienced.

Interview with Fighting the Darkness: My Secret Battle with Depression

167 Votes

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TOP 25
http://crunchychewymama.com/

Living naturally, most of the time. Mom of two with a history and family history of depression uses yoga, nutrition, holistic medicine and alternative therapies -- and writing! -- to keep balanced. Bonus points for joy!

Interview with Crunchy-Chewy Mama

162 Votes

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TOP 25
http://ivysppdblog.wordpress.com

A PPD survivor shares her thoughts/experiences w/the goal of spreading awareness/busting motherhood myths & stigma of maternal health issues. Author of "One Mom's Journey to Motherhood:Infertility, Childbirth Complications & Postpartum Depression, Oh My!"

Interview with Ivy's PPD Blog

156 Votes

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TOP 25
http://coffeesandcommutes.com

Full-time communications professional, wife, and mother to two young boys trying to balance it all with a better sense of self. At Coffees & Commutes I write about the madness and sweetness of life as a full-time working mother.

Interview with Coffees & Commutes: Waking up to life and all its winding roads

153 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.mentalhealthy.co.uk/blogs/charlotte-fantelli

I’m founder of Mental Healthy an online mental health resource, I am an entrepreneur, a wife & a mum. I suffered OCD, GAD & agoraphobia & want to help others - It’s not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain :)

Interview with Mental Healthy

145 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.prettyswellblog.com

A postpartum depression survivor currently back in the trenches with baby #2, Suzanne writes about motherhood and the big (and little) things that make her happy. Like fried chicken, elastic waist pants and two lovely daughters who make her world go round.

Interview with pretty swell

137 Votes

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TOP 25
http://www.peanutbutterinmyhair.com/

Melissa chronicles the good the bad and the sticky of raising 3 kids with an urban heart in the suburbs, all while navigating the waters of miscarriage, pregnancy, PPD/A and no ability to cook and clean.

Interview with Peanut Butter in My Hair

130 Votes

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TOP 25
http://jamesandjax.com/

First-time mom, making my way through extended breastfeeding, co-sleeping, attachment parenting, PPD, a full-time job, and trying to figure out who I am now that becoming a mother has totally rocked my world. My blog is my version of cheap therapy!

Interview with James & Jax

123 Votes

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