Stephanie Cooley

Stephanie Jucar Cooley is a writer in the San Diego area, with a former career in tech PR. She lives with her husband, two kids, nephew, 11 chickens, 2 cats, 1 dog, and a leopard gecko. She enjoys walks, hikes, cooking, reading, and yoga. She writes personal essays about identity, motherhood and adulting https://stephaniecooley.substack.com/

Mental Health

I don’t hide my depression from my kids

I believe I need to let them see all the range of emotions because this is the human experience.