*This is a sponsored post. All thoughts are my own.*
Since I became a mother, my entire world has changed. I put my kids before myself, and instead of being afraid of dying young, my biggest fear is now not being able to protect my boys. As a mom, I just want to keep them safe. I want to protect them from being emotionally and physically hurt. I think most parents can understand this completely.
So imagine for a moment that you are a mom whose child dies in a tragic way from mental illness. Imagine learning that your daughter committed suicide and died through their own hands intentionally?
What would that do to you?
How would that affect the rest of your family?
Why Did She Jump? is a recently released a memoir from Joan E. Childs This author, women’s issues expert and acclaimed psychologist, shares her experience with her daughter’s tragic death and issues with bipolar.
Hope, courage, love, and the power of forgiveness – there isn’t a mother out there who won’t experience those feelings during a turning point in her life.
About Why Did She Jump?
Why Did She Jump? is an intimate, uncompromising delve into one mother’s search for peace amid the chaos surrounding her daughter’s tragic death, and a masterful recounting of the events leading up to the fateful day, lifting the veil of shame and secrecy to forge a path to understand bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.
With searing honesty and reflective insights as a mother and a professional, Joan Childs chronicles how she rose above the quagmire of grief that almost consumed her, and how she mended her broken family and her broken heart. By revealing how she learned to forgive herself and her daughter and finally let go, Childs offers a rallying cry of support for anyone going through a similar struggle. Why Did She Jump? is a cathartic read for anyone who has ever loved or lost deeply, proving that the most brilliant lights in our lives can never be dimmed.
How would you like to be relaxed and inspired? For book-loving moms who need a good read (and a good cry) to inspire them through hard times, Joan E. Childs wants you to have a copy of Why Did She Jump? along with a $25 Starbucks gift card to help you relax and a journal to record your own thoughts.