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Why Driving Gives Me Anxiety

There are many things that I had to get used to when I moved to this country. The first adjustment was being immersed in a completely different culture with a different language and many new traditions. Out of all the huge transitions, one of the biggest things I had to adjust to was driving. It […]

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Why I’d Rather NOT Know What Time It Is

I think most people learn to tell time in early elementary school. I mean, I guess time is a useful tool in life, but as a mother I have come to see it as only a source for anxiety and stress. To further explain my stance I’ve come up with a few examples of instances […]

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3 Things Your MFWA (Mom Friend With Anxiety) Wants You to Know

They live among us.  You may have come across one in your neighborhood, on the PTA with you, in your church small group,  or as another mom on your child’s soccer team.  They are sometimes quiet, sometimes talkative, sometimes funny, sometimes irritable, sometimes a great listener,  and pretty much in a constant state of worry.  Yes, I’m […]

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Why I Chose Placenta Encapsulation...

Why I Chose Placenta Encapsulation…

Placenta. Encapsulation.  Just let that soak in. I first heard of placenta encapsulation 4 years ago when I was pregnant with my daughter.  My birth teacher told us about the potential benefits- everything from boosting milk supply to lessened postpartum bleeding to helping to ease or avoid the baby blues and postpartum mood disorders.  It […]

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The Day My Daughter Broke Her Arm

My oldest daughter has always been a bit of a daredevil, and sadly quite clumsy. While I am a fearful parent, I have never been a hovering parent. I let her explore the world around her as a toddler, I let her climb on all the playground contraptions even though it gave me heart palpitations, and […]

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True Life: Living With Crippling Anxiety

I have struggled with anxiety for practically my entire life. I remember being in elementary school, sitting at my desk, and worrying. As I grew older, there were times in my life when my anxiety was almost crippling.  A horrible relationship in college left me reeling with anxiety.  Sleepless nights filled with racing thoughts of worry became an all […]

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