Pandemic anxiety is real, and many people are finding themselves in a place where they need to seek professional help to manage it. Tears, anxiety, paranoia, and shortness of breath… just a few feelings and emotions I’ve been dealing with these last few weeks. I’ve always been sort of a paranoid person. […]
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Teenagers by definition are often moody and temperamental. Frequently, the happy go lucky kid who comes down for breakfast isn’t the same grumpy one who emerges from the bathroom after brushing his or her teeth, thirty minutes later. As a parent, I have witnessed this more times than I can remember and every time I’m […]
Sleep. Essential. Necessary. Sometimes difficult. I don’t have to remind you of how stressful life has been these days. You’re living it; you get it. For many of us, this added stress socially distances us from Mr. Sandman. But, let’s not dwell on viruses, uncertainty and feeling overwhelmed. Instead, let’s figure out what could work […]
I found out I was pregnant in a bathroom at Starbucks. I didn’t know if I wanted to be a mom. You’ll want to have kids one day, they say. Calling the OB office the next day, the receptionist replied excitedly, “Congratulations!” I didn’t know what to say. The next several weeks before the appointment […]
Thank you to Next Level Urgent Care for generously Title Sponsoring this very important series during Mental Health Awareness Week. As I sat on the sofa, shoulders stooped with my coffee recovering from the night before, I was handed a familiar business card. I acknowledged the card with a nod of my head. “I am […]
We are thankful to partner with Next Level Urgent Care on our Mindful Moms:: Mental Health Awareness series. All thoughts and opinions are our own.
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a deep love for music. For as long as I can remember, it’s been a way in which I can express myself. I’ve never been musically or vocally skilled, but I’ve always had rhythm and can shake my body to a beat. That has to count for […]
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All of us have one; that person in our life who thrives off of turmoil. A person who finds their peace in the midst of drama. And sometimes, the troubles in their own life are not enough so they chose to bring turbulence to our unruffled world. My melodrama creator, unfortunately, is my mother. After […]
Having a baby is cause for joy and celebration, but for women who suffer from postpartum depression, they must find ways to feel loved and protected in addition to any medical treatment that is required. The Happiest Day The day my oldest daughter was born, I thought my heart would burst inside my chest. I […]