Tag: Anxiety

It’s OK to Not Be OK

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I am not OK. It has taken me several weeks to even put my thoughts into writing. I definitely have anxiety and do not do...

Anxiety With All.The.Things.

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I have Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Being a mom to a little one is STRESSFUL. Flu season KILLS me. Hurricane season WRECKS me. Election season is...

What an Anxious Mom Wants You to Know

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I’ve been a worrywart for as long as I can remember. All throughout my school years, even as a young child, I remember worrying...

I Survived Postpartum Depression

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If you’re reading this and suffered with postpartum anxiety or depression, then know that I understand how incredibly strong and courageous you are. There...

Knowing When Your Child Needs Help

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I was listening to my seven-year-old son tell me how worried he was about our house catching on fire or someone breaking in and...

The Worriers Guide to Weathering a Hurricane

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I’m what some people might call a worry wart. I worry about EVERYTHING. In fact, I’ve been known to worry about not being worried...

When Everything Isn’t OK :: Battling Mental Illness as a Mom

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"We're fine."  "We will be fine."  "Everyone's fine."  "I'm fine."  "I will be fine."   These are the things we say to one another when a...

Confession :: I Have Panic Attacks at the Gym

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I should’ve known what was happening. Instead, it puzzled me for six months. I should have had a panic attack the minute I checked in...

A Letter to My Burnt Out Kindergartener

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To My Dearest Kindergartner, I love you. You are amazing in every way, but you know that. Every morning you wake up and get dressed...

Sports Mom :: From the Perspective of an Oversensitive, Overprotective Parent

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The last at bat, of the last game of the season. I couldn't be more excited. Not because I love standing in 100 degree heat, covered...

Let’s Be Honest :: On Anxiety and Depression

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  I'm going to be real honest here today. I have anxiety.  I take anxiety medication each day to keep me feeling calm and "normal." This is not something...