Annie Shapiro – Scary Mommy

Annie Shapiro

"Annie Shapiro" is not Annie Shapiro's real name. She is writing under a pen name to protect the identities of her children and is sharing her family's story in the hopes of connecting with other parents and helping to chip away at the stigma of mental illness. Under her given name, she has written extensively for sites such as Scary Mommy, HuffPost, and BabyCenter and has been featured on AOL, BlogHer and WordPress. She can be found on Twitter @theannieshapiro.